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It is a generic detection for future variants of the Korgo family.
|First detected on:||June 3, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||June 24, 2004|
Korgo.gen is not an specific worm, but a generic detection for future variants of the Korgo family. This group of worms has the following common characteristics:
If you have a Windows XP/2000 computer, it is highly recommendable to download the security patch for the LSASS vulnerability from the Microsoft website.
Korgo.gen is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
Although Korgo.gen exploits the LSASS vulnerability, it does not restart the computer, a typical characteristic of those malware exploiting the already mentioned vulnerability, in order not to give evidence of its presence in the affected computer.