Before removing Win32/Blaster worm it is highly recommended to install a free fix for the related vulnerability which available at Microsoft website. Direct link is here . Before using the fix, the worm may be capable of escaping its deletion. Win32/Blaster removal tool is here.
The infection is known to mock on Microsoft and was spread by several hackers. Many of them have been detained for spreading it. In particular, US hacker Pearson was arrested in 2003 for disseminating B version of Bluster infection. He was imprisoned for 18 months for that crime.
The worm s was originally released by Polish hackers. Its strings contain encrypted message to Microsoft like
“bill gates why do you make this possible…”
The infection affects system integrity; in the worst case, system is forced to shut down every few minutes without any explanation betraying the worm.
The infection is still a topical issue and you may need to get rid of Win32/Blaster. Using removal tool available above is highly recommended along with the patch suggested.
Type: Malware, Worm
Detection date: 22.01.2002
URL: not detected
Win32/Blaster automatical removal tool with free scan:
- Win32/Blaster may be difficult to remove manually;
- Win32/Blaster may download and install additional malware;
- Win32/Blaster may slow your PC;
- Win32/Blaster may generate ad’s;
- Win32/Blaster may cause system errors.