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Type: Worm
Also Known As: W32.Sixem.A@mm (Symantec), W32/Sixem-A (Sophos), Win32.HLLM.Soccer (DrWeb)
Danger Level: 8
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: Sixem.A is a mass-mailing worm that spreads across other computer by sending itself as an e-mail attachment.
This worm uses the e-mail addresses harvested from the infected computer.

E-mails sent has the following characteristics:

From address may be any of the following:


Note: These are fake addresses.

Subject may have any of the following:

Mad soccer fanats
World Cup game set
Please reply me Jerry

Message Body may have any of the following:

Nudists are organising their own tribute to the world cup, by staging
their own nude soccer game, though it is not clear how the teams will
tell each other apart. Good photos ;)

Crazy soccer fanats killed two teens, watch what they make on photos.
Please report on this all who know.

Halo Markus, i sent my nude pics. Please reply me with you nude photos
;). Best regard You Sweet Kitty

Attachment may have any of the following:


This worm also sends the gathered e-mail addresses to its author.

This worm downloads another file from a remote site and executes it. This file lowers the security settings by ending security related process and modifying registry entries.

Disables Task Manager.

Changes Windows Hosts File to block access to security related sites.

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