Virus name: Klez (also known as W32/Klez.gen@MM or W32.Klez.E).
Origins: The Klez virus arrives as an attachment to
- eager to see you
- the Garden of Eden
- how are you
- introduction on ADSL
- japanese girl VS playboy
- japanese lass' sexy pictures
- let's be friends
- look,my beautiful girl friend
- meeting notice
- please try again
- so cool a flash,enjoy it
- some questions
- spice girls' vocal concert
- welcome to my hometown
- Worm Klez.E immunity
- your password
- Returned mail—"[random phrase]"
- Undeliverable mail—"[random phrase]"
- a [random phrase] game
- a [random phrase] patch
- a [random phrase] tool
- a [random phrase] website
- [random phrase] removal tools
Where [random phrase] is one or two words selected from the following list (e.g., "W32.Elkern removal tools," "a special powful tool"):
- IE 6.0
Klez exploits a bug in Microsoft's Internet Explorer
See the links below for more information on how to detect and remove Klez.
|W32.Klez.H@mm (Symantec Security Response)|
|W32/Klez.e@MM (McAfee Virus Information Library)|
|How to Save Your PC from Virus Attacks (CNN.com)|
Last updated: 28 January 2008