Virus name: Palyh.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2003]
DO NOT OPEN ANY EMAIL FROM SUPPORT@MICROSOFT.COM
IF YOU RECEIVE ONE, DELETE IT WITHOUT OPENING
A new computer worm that disguises itself as an e-mail from Microsoft Corp. is spreading, computer security firms warned on Monday. The
Origins: Palyh (also known as Mankx) is a mass-mailing worm which hit the Internet in May 2003 and propagates by mailing itself to recipients extracted from
- Re: Approved (Ref: 3394-65467)
- Re: Approved (Ref: 38446-263)
- Cool screensaver
- Re: Movie
- Re: My details
- Your details
- Your password
The triggering attachment can be any of the following filenames:
Palyh can be identified and removed from infected machines with virus protection software updated with the latest virus definition files.
Last updated: 29 January 2008