W95.Nerhook.intd


Aliases: Win32.Alcaul.f, W95/Feeling.1195intd, Win32.Necromancer.1195, Junk/Ngvck-D, Win32/Alvoc.D
Variants: PE_ALCAUL.F, W32/NgVck.D2, W32/Alcaul.1195, Win32:Alcaul-F, Win32/Alcopaul,

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Virus

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 27 Feb 2002
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The W95.Nerhook.intd virus is a 32-bit virus for Windows 98/95.

More details about W95.Nerhook.intd

The W95.Nerhook.intd virus is a 32-bit virus for Windows 98/95. This projected virus was coded to access and load memory occupant, and to contaminate files on drives E, D, and C when they are opened. Because of the bugs in the code of the virus, the virus only opens w/in an environment of virus-debugging. The program’s hostility is made worse because of its capacity to be carried by certain Trojan downloaders. The carrier program reportedly sets up the trial version of the program and subsequently displays warning messages claiming serious infection.

The W95.Nerhook.intd program gets installed on a computer stealthily. It is capable of launching at each computer start-up. The program possibly enters a computer when the user visits websites that are embedded with its code. Computers that are not protected by a firewall or an anti-virus application may easily be infected with this application and also other threats. Systems that are not patched for vulnerabilities are also susceptible to threats.