W32.ThreeForOne


Aliases: N/A
Variants: N/A

Classification: Malware
Category: Trojan Horse

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 09 Apr 2001
Damage: Low

Characteristics: This Trojan horse initiates three replicates of itself for each of it that is closed. The wild level is classified as low. The number of infections ranges from 0 to 49.

More details about W32.ThreeForOne

The W32.ThreeForOne is a Trojan Virus packed with so called “Petite” packing value. To remove this virus you must first update the virus definitions. Running the LiveUpdate is the simplest way on updating the virus definitions. Then Start your Antivirus and run a complete system scan. Just make it sure that your Antivirus can detect all the files in your system. Then delete all the files that are detected with W32.ThreeForOne. It is recommended to remove all the needless services and turn it off. There are many operating systems that install, by default, supplementary services that are not dangerous for instances are Web server, telnet, and an FTP server. These services are typically called the avenues of attack. If they are being eliminated, combined threats at the avenues of attack will be lessened and smaller amount of services will be maintained through the patch updates.

If combined threats utilize networks with one or more services, block access, disable to, until patch is totally applied. Always keep the levels of this patch up-to-date especially to the computers hosting public services and those that are easily reached thorough firewall for instances are the DNS services, HTTP, mail, and FTP. In addition, make use of security updates on Web sites vendor and on Security Bulletins. Segregate the infected computers so you can prevent auxiliary that compromises your association. Construct the server of your email so it can eliminate and block email containing attachment files that are typically spreads virus for instances are the files with extension .scr, .vbs, .pif, .exe, and .bat.