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Microsoft.lnk Shortcut Virus? Worm:PIF/Starter.A

Hello everyone sorry for late update this blog, I have been really very busy analyze forex market and grown my another business, busy IRL also… 😀

Now my story…….

Last week my cousins tell me in his office he got strange virus. He said there is lot shortcut in desktop an computers running slow. How actually some newbie out there know exactly which one real programs/folders and which one shortcut? Don’t say you’re not noob! almost many people not take to much attention on this simple different, that’s why with simple social technique virus maker can win beating yourself! 😛

LOOOOOOOOOOOOKKKKKKKK!!!!!!

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To know when your computer infected by this virus there is 4 important point:

  1. In your “My Documents” folder there is file named “database.mdb“.
  2. There is clone folder with extension .lnk maximum 5 first folder arranged by name, rules until second sub folders.
  3. There is files Autorun.inf, Thumb.db, Microsoft.lnk in each root drive and folders, rules until second sub folders. (You might not see them because it’s set hidden)
  4. Your Registry Editor is disabled.

This virus master actually in “My Document” folder named “database.mdb” Wait… you will know why this is called as virus master. Actually virus will created clone for folder using “wscript.exe” execution. wscript.exe is microsoft windows based script host programs.

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