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Kama Sutra virus prevention and cure February 3, 2006

Posted by brandon in malware, trojan, virus, worms.

This mass-mailing e-mail worm uses an old trick–the lure of pornography–and may delete your critical Microsoft Office files.


Name: Kama Sutra, aliases include CME-24 (US-CERT), MyWife (McAfee), Tearec (Panda), Nyxem (Sophos), Blackmal (Symantec, Computer Associates, Vet), and GREW (Trend).

What it does: Disables security apps and attempts to overwrite data files on your PC.

Means of transmission: E-mail and shared network files

How to recognize: E-mail suggesting a sexually oriented file attachment, and possibly the inability to run an antivirus scan.

Who is at risk: All Windows users

Full Article: Kama Sutra – CNET reviews

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