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Regarding the Sircam Virus my machine was infected and it is quiet possible
it might have spread from there, The machine is clean now, I got it from a
guy in Singapore. Below are some details regarding this virus.
----- Original Message -----
From: <customercare at satyam_net.in>
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 7:16 PM
Subject: Virus Update
> Dear User,
> This is a virus update on a new and deadly virus called "Sircam" virus.
> Please read the mail carefully.
> Also Known As: W32/SirCam@mm, Backdoor.SirCam
> SirCam is a mass mailing worm uses e-mail addresses stored in Windows
> book and also collects addresses from temporary Internet folder to
> infected messages. SirCam is also network aware worm. It searches for
> shares and infects them too. SirCam arrives as an e-mail attachment,
> subject and body varies randomly. The message body first and last line
> the same. The worm will contain two extensions, first will be DOC, XLS,
> EXE and the second extension selected randomly from PIF, LNK, BAT or COM.
> First Line: Hi! How are you?
> Last Line: See you later. Thanks
> How to Protect your System:
> The Virus can be cleaned by scanning the system through the latest
> update or through Fire antivirus software(updated).SirCam Worm changes
> keys when infecting the machine and it should be fixed before deleting the
> worm file Sirc2.EXE stored in Recycled folder.
> Kindly visit http://fireantivirus.com/virusinfo/library/sircam.htm and
> registry settings by opening SCamFIX.reg file. After fixing the registry
> run CleanSir.exe link from the site or Fire scanner to remove the worm
> We suggest you contact your hardware vendor should you require any
> having your PC innoculated.
> Warm regards