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The tip...

More critical info from Symantec, the authors of Norton Anti-Virus. 

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 W32.Goner.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in Visual Basic. The worm has been compressed using a known Portable Executable (PE)* file compressor. The worm can spread its infection using the ICQ network as well as by email using Microsoft Outlook. If IRC is installed, this worm can also insert mIRC scripts that will enable the computer to be used in Denial of Service (DOS) attacks.  The attachment to the offending message is 'gone.scr'.

Removal Tool
Symantec Security Response has posted a removal tool to assist in eradicating this worm. Please go here to read the instructions and download the removal tool.

 

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