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Name hint.exe


W32/Atak-A is a worm that arrives in an email with the following characteristics:
Subject lines: Important Data! Read the Result!
Message text: Authorized Researcher Only.
Attached file: .zip

W32/Atak-A harvests email addresses from files on the hard disk.
When first run, W32/Atak-A copies itself to the Windows system folder as hint.exe

Sets the following registry entry to ensure it is run at system startup:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\ load = \hint.exe

W32/Atak-A will also add the following line to the win.ini file to ensure it is run at system startup:

W32/Atak-A contains the following text inside its code:
-={ 4tt4(k 4g4!n$t N3tSky, B34gl3, MyD00m, L0vG4t3, N4ch!, Bl4st3r }=-

It's better to automatically remove this worm by using antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer.

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