Dan Johnson admin@ctdesigns.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 10:48:25 -0500

Same here..I received the message too.

Dan Johnson
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From:	joachim.richter [SMTP:joachim.richter@usvideocenter.de]
Sent:	Friday, April 20, 2001 10:38 AM
To:	interchange-users@lists.akopia.com
Subject:	[ic] VIRUS WARNING !!!!

Hi List,

I have just received two emails from the following person, answering a 
question I put on the list this morning

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From: "Suzanne Thompson" <3dranger@mpinet.net>

To: <joachim.richter@usvideocenter.de>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: [ic] URL DISPLAY
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Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 10:41:44 -0400
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The attachment was the new Virus I-Worm.Badtrans

This worm can be detected using AVX Professional 

Manually removing an infection from your computer can put your data at risk 
for damage that may or may not be recoverable. Central Command strongly 
recommends that you backup all of your data prior to attempting to remove 
an infection or repair any damage causes by an infection.


Name: I-Worm.Badtrans
Alias: W32.Badtrans.13312@mm
Detection added : April 12, 2001
Spread Method : Via E-Mail (A copy of the worm will be sent as a reply 
message to all unread emails in the users Inbox folder)


Worm part:

When the attachment is executed the worm drops the trojan "hkk32.exe" into 
the Windows folder and executes itself. A copy of worm is created under the 
file name inetd.exe in Windows folder. The following line is added to 
"win.ini" in [windows] section: run=c:\windows\inetd.exe.

Trojan part:

The hkk32.exe is a trojan called: Trojan.PSW.Hooker. This trojan drops a 
file called hksdll.dll used later as hook component to intercept pressed 
keys. A copy of the worm called kern32.exe is created in Windows folder and 
the original file hkk32.exe is deleted.

It also add the following key to registry in order to be executed every 
time windows loads:

kernel32 = c:\windows\system\kern32.exe

It sends information from infected computers to the email address: 

regards Joe

US Video Center Medien GmbH
Heimsheimer Str 22
70499 Stuttgart

Tel 0711 880252 0
Fax 0711 880252 22
Email joachim.richter@usvideocenter.de

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