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Worm.Emerleox is the latest PC threat to watch out for. This worm tends to spread without any user intervention.
Worms are similar to viruses in that they self-replicate. As a worm infection, Worm.Emerleox tends to be a virus-like malware application, with destructive codes. Unlike viruses, however, worms spread without attaching to or infecting other programs and files.
Worms are highly capable of mutating, replacing their own code by themselves, and are extremely difficult to find and remove from any infected system.
Worm.Emerleox is no exception – it will hide itself and may further propagate itself onto a network of systems, if given half the chance.
Worm.Emerleox will not copy itself into the file attachment to infect the emails; instead it is accompanied by a component which is able to download other malicious programs via the Internet.
Once embed within a computer system, Worm.Emerleox will continue to send infected messages to all the email addresses harvested from the victims’ machine.
Worm.Emerleox tends to install itself onto a computer system, employing Rootkit tactics, this way ensuring it remains hidden from all spyware detectors (legitimate ones).
Possible properties of Worm.Emerleox are as follows:
- Worm.Emerleox is able to terminate a range of processes, and to delete services related to antivirus solutions and firewalls.
The best way to ensure your computer system is not compromised by the presence of this dangerous worm application, Worm.Emerleox, is to delete any of its affiliated components from your system as soon as it has been detected.
How to manually remove Worm.Emerleox
Files associated with Worm.Emerleox infection:
Worm.Emerleox DLL's to remove:
Worm.Emerleox processes to kill:
Remove Worm.Emerleox registry entries: