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It opens the Notepad and displays junk data. It spreads via e-mail and through the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing program KaZaA.
|Detection updated on:||April 20, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mydoom.J is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics, and through the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing program KaZaA.
In addition, Mydoom.J uses a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) that has already been used by Bugbear.B. This library was detected by Panda Antivirus as Trj/PSW.Bugbear.B.
Mydoom.J is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it opens the Windows Notepad (NOTEPAD.EXE) and displays junk data.