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|Effects: ||Displays an image on screen and spreads via e-mail.|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 11, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Scold.A is a worm that replicates by creating copies of itself without infecting other files. Its main aim is to collapse computers and networks, preventing users from working with them.
Scold.A spreads via e-mail by sending a copy of itself to all the contacts in the Address book in Outlook.
When it is run, Scold.A displays an image on screen.>
Scold.A is easy to identify, as it displays the following image on screen when it is run: