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    W32.Cesca is a virus designed to spread through floppy disks. It periodically copies itself to the floppy using the file names that are randomly chosen from a list that the virus carries.

    This threat is written in the Microsoft programming language.

    Type: Virus
    Infection Length: 61,440 bytes

    Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

    Systems Not Affected: DOS, Linux, Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX

    Threat Assesment

    * Number of infections: 0 - 49
    * Number of sites: 0 - 2
    * Geographical distribution: Low
    * Threat containment: Easy
    * Removal: Easy

    * Subject of email: n/a
    * Name of attachment: n/a

    Technical Detail
    When W32.Cesca is executed, it does the following,
    1. Periodically attempts to copy itself to the floppy drive. The file names are randomly chosen from the following list:
    * A:\Pamela.exe
    * A:\PracticaIII.exe
    * A:\Documentomercantil9.exe
    * A:\Melisa.exe
    * A:\Cartas.exe
    * A:\Lennon.exe
    * A:\Macros.exe
    * A:\Codific_visual.exe
    * A:\Avril Lavigne.exe
    * A:\Trinity.exe
    * A:\Morfeo.exe
    * A:\Neo.exe

    2. May copy itself as the following:
    * C:\Windows\Men Inicio\Programas\Inicio\systems.exe
    * C:\Windows\system\normal.exe
    * C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Men Inicio\Programas\Inicio\systems.exe
    * C:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft Office\Office\WINWORD.EXE
    * C:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft Office\Office10\winword.exe

  2. Software & Hardware   -   #2
    sparsely's Avatar
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    Dec 2002
    static hum
    and why are you making all these threads?
    trying to compete with Symantec?

    this post is guaranteed 100% parrot-free

  3. Software & Hardware   -   #3
    hey this was on symantec's site under downloads
    How'd it get cut'n pasted here??

  4. Software & Hardware   -   #4
    McrslV's Avatar Hammer Smashed Face
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    Jun 2003
    who me?
    hey , someone is trying to be nice. no point cuttin on him.


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