Aliases: N/A
Variants: N/A

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Worm

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 01 Oct 2006
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The corrupted [email protected] application called W32.Stration!dam. The systems that are affected include 95, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

More details about W32.Stration!dam

Once the [email protected] was performed, the worm may dispense the copies of the corrupted files of itself those that are not useful. The files that are corrupted can no longer be executed, infect, or spread the other files. The worm is a virus that corrupts files to the victim machine. The corrupted files must be deleted from your computer because these are useless. These files also add additional weight to the memory without its function. Most of the files that this worm corrupts are the vulnerable files that are not protected. Better to have an antivirus and spyware software that can detect the infected files.

The methods of system infection are said to be through the internet or through infected EXE files run in the machine. Expert programmers suggest that the W32.Stration!dam malware is a process linked with some infected applications found in the Internet. There is no direct compromise presented with being infected with W32.Stration!dam but reports of the malware being able to spy on the computer's activities poses quite a risk. The unsuspecting user may not know that the computer is already being spied by the hacker's network.