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Threat Encyclopedia

WORM_EMOTI.A

ANALYSIS BY

JocelynR


PLATFORM:

Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Server 2003

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:

  • Threat Type:Worm

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

TECHNICAL DETAILS

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

8.900

VSAPI OPR PATTERN File:

7.130.14

VSAPI OPR PATTERN Date:

28 Apr 2010

Step 1

Remove malware files dropped/downloaded by WORM_EMOTI.A

    • VBS_EMOTI.A 
    • RTKT_EMOTI.A

Step 2

Restart in Safe Mode

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Step 3

Delete this registry key

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Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.


  • In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\
    • explorer.exe

Step 4

Search and delete AUTORUN.INF files created by WORM_EMOTI.A that contain these strings

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 [autoun]
;a
open=system.exe
;a
shellexecute=system.exe
;a
shell\Explore\command=system.exe
;a
shell\Open\command=system.exe
;a
shell=Explore

Step 5

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as


*Note: If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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