Threat Database Worms I-Worm.Netsky.Q1


I-Worm.Netsky.Q1 is a network worm that can replicate across existing networks. Once I-Worm.Netsky.Q1 is inside a PC, it will search for e-mail addresses by enumerating files with particular extensions. This method of obtaining e-mail addresses is typically used by mass-mailers or spambots. I-Worm.Netsky.Q1 will then communicate with a remote SMTP server and send e-mails with copies of itself to the harvested addresses. Practice caution when opening attachments in unsolicited e-mails and secure your PC with a reliable anti-spyware in order to avoid I-Worm.Netsky.Q1.


6 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
- Win32/Netsky.worm.6216
- Worm:Win32/Netsky.P@mm
- W32/NetskyP-Dam
- W32/Netsky.p@MM
- Email-Worm.Win32.NetSky.q


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