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It has no direct damaging effects. It deletes the entries belonging to several variants of the worms Mydoom and Mimail from the Windows Registry.
|First detected on:||Oct. 14, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 20, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Netsky.AG is a worm without damaging effects that spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics and through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
Netsky.AG deletes the entries belonging to other worms, including Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B and Mimail.T, from the Windows Registry.
Netsky.AG is easy to recognize when it reaches the computer, as its file has the following icon:
Additionally, it displays the following message on screen when it is run: