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It is a generic detection for future variants of the P2PWorm family.
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 7, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
P2PWorm.Gen is not an specific worm, but a generic detection for future variants of the P2PWorm family. This group of worms has the following common characteristics:
- Their main aim is to spread to other computers trough peer-to-peer file sharing programs such as KaZaA, eDonkey,etc.
P2PWorm.Gen is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.