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|Effects: ||It deletes the entries belonging to several worms, including Mydoom.A and Mimail.T.|
|First detected on:||Feb. 16, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||April 15, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Netsky.A is a worm that deletes the entries that belong to several worms, including Mydoom.A and Mimail.T.
Netsky.A spreads via e-mail and through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
When Netsky.A spreads via e-mail, it reaches the computer in a message with variable characteristics, but which always has the subject Auction successful!.
Netsky.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the following error message on screen when it is run: