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Toxin du jour
Virus name: Snow White.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2002]
(This message is accompanied by an attachment with a .SCR or .EXE file extension .)
Origins: Snow White (also known as W95.Hybris.gen) is a worm activated when a victim receives a message like the one quoted above and executes its attachment. The worm modifies (or replaces) the recipient's wsock32.dll file, then replicates by sending the same message (with a forged return address of firstname.lastname@example.org to addresses found in the recipient's
See the links below for more information on how to detect and remove Snow White.
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