Category: Computer Virus
Active & Spreading
Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
10 May 2007
W32.Odelud is a worm that propagates via network shares and removable media or drives. It attacks Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT and Windows XP platforms. Once executed, it will copy itself to windows system folders such as: Dokumen Penting.scr, Film.scr, Gambar.scr, and Lagu.scr, services.scr, logonui.scr, MyComp.scr and inetinfo.scr. After infecting using the abovementioned files, this may also drop other infected files to further contaminate the compromised computer.
W32.Odelud Removal Tool
If you have Malware on your computer it will cause annoyances and will damage your system. You should either:
A. Manually remove the infected files from your computer, or
B. Automatically scan your system using trusted software
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More details about W32.Odelud
These files are also saved in the windows directory system folders, suara.mp3 and DeulleDo-X.mp3. This effect in filling up your computer with garbage, that is, files which are malicious, damaging and is not important in your computer. As it reproduces, it takes up space and this space become unusable while the memory space is lessened. It sometimes changes the boot sector and this could result in the inability of the computer to run. It is always a good practice to enable your firewall to block all incoming connections from the Internet to services that should not be publicly available.
When a computer is infected with the W32.Odelud program, the remote intruder can send commands to the victim machine to perform different actions without the knowledge and consent of the user. These include the deletion of computer files, downloading and uploading of programs and, files and installation of other programs. According to some reports, the remote intruder may also use the malware to disable some programs and applications on the victim computer and issue a command to the victim machine to participate in Web server attacks.