Infectionname: Worm Mytob.NT
Other names: Symantec: W32.Mytob.AG@mm
Bitdefender: Win32.Worm.Mytob.AC Risk: High (Dangerous)
Reported by: The [SYP] SaveYourPC Team
What is a Worm?
A computer worm is a self-replicating computer program. It uses a network to send copies of itself to other nodes (computer terminals on the network) and it may do so without any user intervention. Unlike a virus, it does not need to attach itself to an existing program. Worms almost always cause harm to the network, if only by consuming bandwidth, whereas viruses almost always corrupt or modify files on a targeted computer.
It is always good to update your operating system. Outdated versions offer a very high risk of infections. It is not only important to have a updated operating system, the next step is also important:
2. Latest Virusscanner
For maximum protection, you should always have the latest anti-virus and anti-spyware software, to reduce new risks. Often users do not know which virus scanner they should use for their security, because there are so many now available.
Load your operating system in the Safe Mode (to load the Safe Mode in Windows press when loading Windows F8 or click Start => Run => write "msconfig" and click "OK" then press => BOOT.INI "=> crochet at startup options" / SAFEBOOT "), and turn off the System Restore, then make full system scans. Scan all files on your system, and delete all threats found with your Antivirus - and Anti - Spyware program. Then turn on the System Restore and load your operating in normal mode.
(For the safety of the virus has been deleted) Download HijackThis down and do a scan with logfile, do also (if possible) a log file of your full system scans and post us to help, by forum or by e-mail to " email@example.com ". CAUTION: Don´t tick and fix anything without a permit of a specialist. There is a risk to damage your system
Search for these files and registry keys. When they were not deleted scan again and delete them!
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