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|Alias:||W32/Netsky.c@MM, W32/Netsky-C, Win32.Netsky.C, I-Worm.Moodown.c, WORM_NETSKY.C|
|Effects: ||It deletes the entries belonging to several worms, including Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B and Mimail.T. It emits a sound through the internal speaker.|
|First detected on:||Feb. 25, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||March 6, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Netsky.C is a worm that deletes the entries that belong to several worms, including Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B and Mimail.T.
Netsky.C spreads via e-mail, through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs and across networks. When it spreads via e-mail, it reaches the computer in a message with variable characteristics.
In addition, when the system date is February 26, 2004, between 6:00 a.m. and 8:59 a.m., Netsky.C emits a sound that consists of random tones through the internal speaker.
Netsky.C is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it emits a sound that consists of random tones through the internal speaker when the system date is February 26, 2004, between 6:00 a.m. and 8:59 a.m.
To hear this sound, click here.