W32.Woospi


Aliases: Trojan.PPDropper.H
Variants: Win32.Woospi

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Worm

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 05 Apr 2009
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The W32.Woospi program is a computer worm that duplicates usually through removable media using the autorun.inf file. This is a malicious program that could cause damage to the computer and could as well steal personal information. They could also lower the Internet access and corrupt your PC. It affects windows operating systems such as Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows Server 2003, Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows Vista.

More details about W32.Woospi

W32.Woospi program is a computer worm that duplicates usually through removable media using the autorun.inf file. This is a malicious program that could cause damage to the computer and could as well steal personal information. They could also lower the Internet access and corrupt your PC. W32.Woospi comes with a fake email as MS Power point file attachment. The threat is not classified to be very harmful foe a moment, however the worm still has to be removed to ensure full integrity of your computer. If these sent email messages and attachments are opened, the worm copies itself to the removable media plugged into the computer. It tracks and logs on all internet traffic. The worm as well makes the computer vulnerable for remote attackers.

To remove Woospi, you have to block Woospi web sites, unregister DLL files, Stop and remove programs, search and erase all Woospi files and its registry tool. The most typical program to remove Woospi is by utilizing the "Add or Remove Programs" service in the control panel. However, there can be hidden files of Woospi, registries and running processes in your PC, so Woospi can recreate other files after the reboot method.