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Danger level 9
Type: Worms

Worm.Socks.aa

Worm.Socks.aa is yet another malicious worm that will cause extreme problems for your computer and your life.Worm.Socks.aa may gain access to your system either by malicious malware or alternatively by a spam email that you may receive which has a link on it. Once you click the link, this will automatically start the process of Worm.Socks.aa gaining access to your computer.

Worm.Socks.aa may go by the following names:
• Worm.Socks
• WormSocks
• Worm Socks
• Worm.Socksaa
• Worm.Socks aa
• Worm.Socks.a
• Worm.Socksa
• Worm.Socks a

Worm.Socks.aa may display the following symptoms:
• Your web browser may get redirected.
• Worm.Socks.aa may attach itself to your email messages.
• Your systems setting may change.
• Your computer may decrease in speed.
• You may send Worm.Socks.aa to your friends without you knowing it.
• Entries may appear in your systems registry.

Worm.Socks.aa is very sneaky as it will copy itself everywhere. This means that it may not only copy itself all over your machine and infect all of your files, but it will also copy itself onto all the emails in your address book. This means that you run high risks of giving Worm.Socks.aa to all your friends without even knowing it. It is very easy for Worm.Socks.aa to gain access to your machine, but it is very difficult to find it and remove it. There are even more problems with regard to this malicious worm. Basically Worm.Socks.aa may connect to other servers with the use of your internet connection and systems resources and may try to download dangerous files onto your computer.

Worm.Socks.aa needs to be removed immediately upon detection. You have the option of manually removing Worm.Socks.aa or automatically removing Worm.Socks.aa.It is within your best interest to invest in a decent antispyware application that is able to detect as well as give you the option of deleting Worm.Socks.aa automatically for you.

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How to manually remove Worm.Socks.aa

Files associated with Worm.Socks.aa infection:

svchost.exe
ftpdll.dll
ctfmon.exe
svchost.exe
spool.exe
services.exe
cftmon.exe
spools.exe
spoolsl.exe
ftpdll.dll
spoolsl.exe
ctfmon.exe
cftmon.exe
spool.exe
services.exe
spools.exe

Worm.Socks.aa DLL's to remove:

ftpdll.dll

Worm.Socks.aa processes to kill:

spools.exe
spoolsl.exe
svchost.exe
services.exe
ctfmon.exe
spool.exe
cftmon.exe
ctfmon.exe
svchost.exe
spool.exe
services.exe
cftmon.exe
spools.exe
spoolsl.exe

Remove Worm.Socks.aa registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN ntuser
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN autoload
RUNNING PROGRAMexplorer.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN spoolsl
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ ntuser
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ autoload
RUNNING PROGRAM\explorer.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ spoolsl
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ winlogon
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