This virus impairs the victim machine’s functionality. It is 1,126 bytes in size. It is an HTML file. It is written in Visual Basic Script (VBS).
When launched, the virus removes the ‘read-only’ attribute from the following file:
The file will then be deleted.
The virus also deletes the following files:
The virus creates a file called ‘gum.mrc’ in the directory where the IRC client “Mirc” is usually located:
The virus then writes autorun instructions for gum.mrc to the “mirc.ini”, the “Mirc” configuration file.
As a result, all users who connect to an IRC channel which the victim machine is also connected to will be sent the following files:
If your computer does not have an up-to-date antivirus, or does not have an antivirus solution at all, follow the instructions below to delete the malicious program: