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|Alias:||W32.Bropia, W32/Bropia.worm, Win32.Bropia.A|
It drops the worm Gaobot.CPC, disables the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del and the secondary mouse button, and prevents the Task Manager and the Command Prompt from being run.
|First detected on:||Jan. 20, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 20, 2005|
Bropia.A is a worm that drops the worm detected by Panda Security as W32/Gaobot.CPC.worm in the affected computer.
Aditionally, Bropia.A disables the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del and the secondary mouse button, and prevents the Task Manager and the Command Prompt (CMD.EXE file) from being run.
Bropia.A spreads via MSN Messenger.
Bropia.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
However, if the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del or the secondary mouse button are disabled, it may mean that your computer has been affected by Bropia.A.