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|Effects: ||It attempts to launch Denial of Service attacks against several web pages.|
|First detected on:||April 5, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||June 19, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Netsky.S is a worm that attempts to launch DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against several web pages, between April 14 and 23, inclusive.
Netsky.S spreads via email in a message with variable characteristics. However, it always includes an attached file with a PIF extension.
Netsky.S is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
However, Netsky.S spreads in an email message that always includes an attached file with a PIF extension.