Aliases: W32/Generic.worm!p2p, Win32.HLLW.Generic.113, W32/Sumom-A, Worm:Win32/Crazog.A, WORM_FATSO.A,
Variants: Worm/Sumom.a.html, W32/Sumom.A, Worm/Fatso.A, Win32.Worm.Sumom.A, Worm.Sumom.A-3 ,

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Worm

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Fast
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Hard
Platform: W32
Discovered: 07 Mar 2005
Damage: High

Characteristics: The W32.Serflog.A application duplicates itself to the files SERBW.EXE and FORMATSYS.EXE in the folder of Windows system folder, MSMBW.EXE in the folder of Windows, and to LSPT.EXE in the root folder.

More details about W32.Serflog.A

The W32.Serflog.A program is a worm virus that spreads out itself in a lot of copies under various names to spread and infect from one system to the other, usually containing dangerous malware payload. It is a virus worm that multiplies using the infected P2P file distribution game, movie and music downloads and mass e-mails. Once the virus is inside the system, the W32.Serflog.A program will change Windows registry keys and delay victims to enter in the registry. The W32.Serflog.A program is particularly destructive worm that can produce severe damage to Windows registry. It was created with the goal to steal private info from your computer. This risk is identified by Microsoft antivirus engine.

You can install and open the latest version of LiveUpdate or edit the hosts file and eliminate all the registry entries that W32.Serflog.A has added manually. If you chose to remove it manually and if your Operating System is Windows 95, 98, Me, NT or 2000, just follow the instructions given here. To do so, Open the “Start Menu”, look for the “Find or Search” tab, then click “Files or Folders. Make sure that the “Look In” is set to drive C: and the “Include Subfolders” is checked. In the search box, type “hosts” and then click “Find Now”. Then, open all the host files that you searched with notepad. Then, delete all entries in “Step 13”. After that, close the notepad and save the changes when prompted. Then, Restart your computer.