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It ends processes belonging to certain antivirus programs, firewalls, and other security tools, among others, and plays the sentence You are an idiot every 5 seconds. It spreads across networks.
|First detected on:||Jan. 26, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 26, 2005|
Cisum.A is a worm that ends processes belonging to certain antivirus programs, firewalls, and other security tools, among others. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.
Cisum.A also ends the processes belonging to other worms, such as several variants of Bagle and Netsky.
Cisum.A spreads across networks, by copying itself to the root directory of both local and mapped drives, excepting C:.
Cisum.A is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer:
- It displays the following message on screen when it is run:
- It plays the sentence You are an idiot every 5 seconds. This sentence can be heard in the following MP3 file.