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win32s.exe


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What is it?
win32s.exe is a file associated with the w32.mydoom.v@mm worm.

What does it do?
W32.Mydoom.V@mm is a mass-mailing worm that downloads an excutable file.

When W32.Mydoom.V@mm is executed, it does the following:
  • Adds the value:

    "Win32System" = "%WinSysDir%win32s.exe"

    to the following registry key:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun

    so that it is executed every time Windows starts.
  • Creates a mutex named "LLLf54fxrDLLL" so that only one copy of the worm is run on the infected computer.
  • Retrieves the email addresses from the Windows address book files.
  • Retrieves the email addresses from the files that have the following extensions on drives C through Y:.........
  • ........
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win32s.exe is Spyware!

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