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|Alias:||Worm.PsP.SdDrop.C, W32/Sddrop.worm.c, P2P.Sddrop.C|
|Effects: ||It spreads rapidly among KaZaA and iMesh users.|
|First detected on:||April 11, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 16, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Sddrop.C is a worm that spreads through the P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing programs KaZaA and iMesh.
Sddrop.C creates a large number of copies of itself in the sCache32 folder in the Windows directory. The names of these files refer to IT applications, games, etc.
By doing this, other users will download copies of the virus to their computer, thinking that they are downloading utilities.
For a list of the files created by Sddrop.C, click here.
Sddrop.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any warnings or messages that indicate that it has infected a computer.