Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm propagates by mass-mailing. Classic spam of mailboxes is a prevailing method of its distribution. In the meantime, as a secondary means of multiplication the instant messaging spam has been observed.
If you do not like receiving spam, please do not provide your contacts to unverified parties. Alas, even that would not promise ultimate security from spam as trusted subjects requesting and possessing your email contact often improperly handle privatize info so that hackers can steal it and circulate infected messages to the list of mailboxes.
Another to the point precaution is to avoid opening received letters, especially those containing attachments. In some instances, even without opening the attachment with malicious worm the installation of malware might happen just because of opening the body.
Remove Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm and other threats, where the rogue detection report has already appeared. It is important to delete the threat as soon as possible, for your mailbox is used as a mass-mailing facility for the infected letter distribution until after the rogue is exterminated.
Removal of Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm as a part of mailbox security enhancement and exhausting system cleanup in line with free scan outcome is available here.
Detection date: 03.01.2008
URL: blocked\not detected
Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm removal tool:
- Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm may be difficult to remove manually;
- Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm may download and install additional malware;
- Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm may slow your PC;
- Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm may generate popup ad’s;
- Worm:Win32/Brontok.BG@mm may cause system errors and slowdowns.