Net-Worm or Networm is a parasite which can infect security vulnerable computers across a network. The name used for this malware Net-Worm is generic and is used when the exact virus is not defined. Anyways, this worm is a Fake-Vimes infection. The alert it displays on your screen may popup on your computer if your system is infected with a rogue virus or by the Net-Worm. its upto you to determine weather your machine has got net-worm or fake rogue program.
Heres the alert displayed by net-worm on infected PCs:
Warning! Virus detected
Threat detected: Net-Worm
Security risk: ….
Infected file : C:\Windows\system32\ipxmontr.dll
Description: Program classified as Trojan download and install new versions of
malicious programs, including Trojans and Adware on victims computers.
Recommended: Please click “Remove All” button to erase all infected files and protect your PC.
In the snap above, you can see a Net-worm warning that appears on infected computers. It alerts user of threat detection as Net Worm and claims the file ipxmontr.dll is infected. And at the bottom, it says RECOMMENDED and has an option to REMOVE ALL, that is the scam. This virus wants to scare you of viruses detected on your machine and promotes its virus removal product. if you click that REMOVE ALL button, it will lead you to a page where you`d be asked to pay the virus removal fee. That is the target of this scamware product. It has no ability to detect or remove any viruses or worms from your computer, all it is trying is to steal your money. Its recommended to remove the Net-Worm infection using a legitimate anti-malware program instead of paying attention to these annoying alerts and promotions.
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