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Type: Worm
Also Known As: W32/Nugache@MM(McAfee),win32.trojan.scr , W32.Nugache.A@mm (Symantec)
Danger Level: 7
Category Description: Virus-like program that spreads automatically to other computers by sending itself out by email or by any other means. A program that propagates itself by attacking other machines and copying itself to the affected machine.

Worms have self-replicating code that travels from machine to machine by various means. A worms first objective is merely propagation. Worms can be destructive depending on what payload they have been given. Worms may replace files, but do not insert themselves into files.
Comment: It opens a backdoor on TCP port 8.
It tries to connect to a predetermined IRC server, open a back door, and wait for commands from an attacker. The back door allows the attacker to do perform activites like
* Perform a denial of service attack
* Access an FTP server
* Run as Web server
* Logs keystrokes and saves them

Propogates IM and e-mail. e.g. Instant Messenger, AOL mail
Also propogates through Windows Messenger, network shares and instant messages.

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