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It does not have any destructive effects. It spreads via e-mail.
|First detected on:||Dec. 15, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 3, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Atak.I is a worm without destructive effects that spreads via e-mail in messages with variable characteristics that pass themselves off as Christmas greetings.
Atak.I is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an e-mail message with the following characteristics:
- Subject: one of the following:
Happy New Year!
- Message: it is written in HTML format, and can be any of the following phrases:
- Attachments: the attached file is usually compressed in ZIP format, and has any of the following names: BAT, COM, PIF, SCR.
The name of the decompressed file as the original, and has a BAT, COM, PIF or SCR extension.
The attached file could also reach the computer without being compressed.