Worm.Kucirc is the latest PC threat to watch out. This worm tends to spread itself via an email.
As a worm infection, Worm.Kucirc tends to be a virus-like malware application, with destructive codes. 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.Kucirc is no exception – it will hide itself and may further propagate itself onto a network of systems, if given half the chance.
Worm.Kucirc 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 embedded within a computer system, Worm.Kucirc will continue to send infected messages to all the email addresses harvested from the victims’ machine.
So how does it install itself within a system, you may wonder?
Worms like Worm.Kucirc tend 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.Kucirc are as follows:
- Worm.Kucirc 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 is to delete any and its entire component from your system as soon as it has been detected.