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New Worm
From: "Ejay Hire" <Ejay.hire () broadslate net>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 11:04:23 -0500

My Honeypot was infected with a new self-replicating worm yesterday.  It appears to check for open win95/98/me netbios 
shares with read/write permission and installs wininit.exe (the scanner/infector) and the distributed.net client (In 
quiet Mode).  Upon reboot, the scanner will start and search for infectable hosts during periods of inactivity.  The 
windows 2000 pro pc seems unaffected.  I will make the files available for dis-assembly if anyone is interested.

To check for infection, look for the following files in c:/windows/system

wininit.exe  --Application
wininit.log  --Apparent Log file
info.dll   --Apparent Log file
dnetc.exe  --  Distributed.net client
dnetc.ini -- Distributed.net config
Buff-in.* -- Distributed.net work units
ms216.exe -- Unknown, but the timestamp matched the other files...


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