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|Effects: ||It attempts to launch Denial of Service attacks against several web pages and deletes the entries belonging to several worms, including Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B, Mimail.T and several variants of Bagle, Sdbot, Gaobot and Spybot.|
|First detected on:||March 31, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||June 19, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Netsky.R is a worm that deletes the entries that belong to several worms, including Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B, Mimail.T and several variants of Bagle, Sdbot, Gaobot and Spybot.
Netsky.R attempts to launch DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against several web pages, between April 12 and 16, inclusive.
Netsky.R spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics. However, its subject always includes the text Re: Document.
Netsky.R is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
However, Netsky.R spreads in an e-mail message that always includes the text Re: Document in its subject.