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Nurech.A email worm - Panda issues Orange Alert

 
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quietman7
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:15 am    Post subject: Nurech.A email worm - Panda issues Orange Alert Reply with quote

This worm uses messages related to a Love or Valentines theme in the subject field with .exe files disguised as greeting cards or post cards.

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ORANGE VIRUS ALERT The Nurech.A worm spreads rapidly, infecting hundreds of computers

- The worm reaches computers in an email with variable subject and sender fields
- Given the worm’s fast propagation, PandaLabs has declared an Orange virus alert status

PandLabs, Panda Software’s malware detection laboratory, has detected the mass-mailing of messages containing the Nurech.A worm. This worm has been spreading rapidly over the last few hours, and has infected hundreds of computers...it is now one of the top ten viruses detected by ActiveScan...Given the situation, and due to the high risk of infection, the company has declared an Orange virus alert status.
pandasoftware.com

Attachments to avoid:

FLASH POSTCARD.EXE
GREETING CARD.EXE
GREETING POSTCARD.EXE
POSTCARD.EXE


Nurech.A Details
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Nurech.A email worm - Panda issues Orange Alert Reply with quote

quietman7 wrote:
This worm uses messages related to a Love or Valentines theme in the subject field with .exe files disguised as greeting cards or post cards.

Quote:
ORANGE VIRUS ALERT The Nurech.A worm spreads rapidly, infecting hundreds of computers

- The worm reaches computers in an email with variable subject and sender fields
- Given the worm’s fast propagation, PandaLabs has declared an Orange virus alert status

PandLabs, Panda Software’s malware detection laboratory, has detected the mass-mailing of messages containing the Nurech.A worm. This worm has been spreading rapidly over the last few hours, and has infected hundreds of computers...it is now one of the top ten viruses detected by ActiveScan...Given the situation, and due to the high risk of infection, the company has declared an Orange virus alert status.
pandasoftware.com

Attachments to avoid:

FLASH POSTCARD.EXE
GREETING CARD.EXE
GREETING POSTCARD.EXE
POSTCARD.EXE


Nurech.A Details


Well I think Norton Anti-virus seems to also have a related trojan that also has some similar attachements like this one also, here is the link to the details of this trojan,

http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2007-011917-1403-99&tabid=2
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