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Kaspersky Lab warns users about the emergence online of a new version of the Gpcode ransomware program. The program spreads via malicious websites and P2P networks. Kaspersky Lab products detect the program as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Gpcode.ax. You can read more on our blog.
Kaspersky Lab is monitoring a new email worm which is currently spreading. Emails spreading the worm say “Here you have” in the subject line. We detect the worm as Email-Worm.Win32.VBMania. While the servers hosting related downloads have been taken down, we are keeping customers updated and protected against any new variants.
Kaspersky Lab has detected that multiple variants of Kido, a polymorphic worm, are currently spreading widely.Kaspersky Lab has detected that multiple variants of Kido, a polymorphic worm, are currently spreading widely.Net-Worm.Win32.Kido exploits a critical vulnerability (MS08-067) in Microsoft Windows to spread via local networks and removable storage media.The worm disables system restore, blocks […]
Kaspersky Lab has detected a new version of the ‘malicious blackmailer’ Gpcode - Virus.Win32.Gpcode.ak.Kaspersky Lab has detected a new version of the ‘malicious blackmailer’ Gpcode - Virus.Win32.Gpcode.ak.The new Gpcode variant encrypts files with extensions DOC, TXT, PDF, XLS, JPG, PNG, CPP, H etc. on hard drives using an RSA algorithm with a 1024-bit key.After […]
Kaspersky Lab has detected mass mailings of a new variant of Warezov, Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov.nf.Kaspersky Lab has detected mass mailings of a new variant of Warezov, Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov.nf. At 8.00 Moscow Standard Time, 19 April 2007, 70-85% of the malicious content in mail traffic consisted of various forms of a new modification of Warezov - the Warezov.nf worm.A few hours before this point, there was a noticeable increase in mail traffic of an earlier modification of […]
New Warezov variant mass mailedA new version of Warezov, Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov.mx has been mass-mailed. The worm spreads as an attachment to infected emails. Once launched, it may terminate antivirus and firewall programs and download other malware. An urgent update to antivirus databases has been released. If you are using Kaspersky Anti-Virus/ Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0, enable Proactive Protection, and new variants will be detected without the need to update […]
A new variant of Warezov has been mass mailed, and is spreading rapidlyKaspersky Lab has detected mass mailings of a new variant of Warezov, Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov.ms. The mass mailing started on 3rd April 2007. The worm spreads as an attachment to infected emails. Once launched, it may terminate antivirus and firewall programs and download other malware. An urgent update to antivirus databases has been released. If you are using Kaspersky Anti-Virus/ Kaspersky Internet […]
Multiple variants spreadingMultiple variants of Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin are currently spreading. The most recent variants are Zhelatin.u, Zhelatin.r and Zhelatin.tNew variants may be functionally similar to each other and to previous variants. Users are reminded to keep their antivirus protection up to date, and to scan any suspicious emails with an antivirus solution. If you are […]