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|Effects: ||It changes the Internet Explorer home page, prevents users from accessing the Windows Registry changes the security level in Outlook Express and Internet Explorer. |
|First detected on:||Sept. 23, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 23, 2002|
Deltad is a worm that reaches computers in an e-mail message with the subject SAP update. Both the message's subject and content try to convince the user that the attached file is a SAP update.
However, when the attachment is run, the following actions take place:
It changes the Internet Explorer home page.
The security level in Internet Explorer and Outlook Express is modified.
It prevents access to the Windows Registry.
The Windows folder is shared as Admin$ with a password.
A clear indication that Deltad has reached your computer is an e-mail message with the subject SAP UPDATE.
For further information about the characteristics of the e-mail message that carries this worm consult the Means of propagation section.
Once Deltad has installed itself on the system, it carries out the following actions: