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Name winlogon.scr


W32.Netsky.AA@mm is a variant of W32.Netsky.Z@mm that scans for email addresses on all non-CD-ROM drives on the infected computer.
It uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to to the email addresses that it finds.
Its Subject, Message, and Attachment vary. The attachment has a .pif extension.

Also Known As: WORM_NETSKY.AA, W32/Netsky.aa@MM, Win32.Netsky.AA, W32/Netsky-AA
Variants: W32.Netsky.X@mm, W32.Netsky.Y@mm, W32.Netsky.Z@mm

Copies itself as %Windir%\Winlogon.scr.
Adds the value: "SkynetRevenge"="%Windir%\winlogon.scr"
to the registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

If the file name does not contain the string "scr", it will display the following message:
Title: Error
Message: Out of system memory

Scans drives (excluding CD-ROM drives) and retrieves email addresses from any files that have predefined extensions.

Use antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer to automatically remove this virus.

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