In addition to Standard licensing, the company also offers Premier licensing, allowing generated EXE files
to run on up to 100 additional computers.
Whereas analysts are usually very careful about exchanging EXE files
, since so much malware spreads that way, it is often only in professionally--run and security-conscious malware labs that the same sort of precaution is taken with every type of file," said, Head of Technology, Asia Pacific, SophosLabs.
Because Thinstall creates applications that are deployed and run as a single EXE file
, it eliminates dependencies on outside shared components.
The attachment itself is a ZIP file, 19KB in size, which contains an EXE file
The worm is a Windows EXE file
about 15 KB in size attached to emails with random sender addresses.
The body of the message includes 'Before use read the help', 'Thanks for use of our software' and 'February Price' and a PE EXE file
, between 16kb and 20kb in size, is attached.
It then proceeds to clandestinely launch the EXE file
carrying the Trojan program.
The virus relies entirely upon you running an infected EXE file
, yet we are already seeing reports suggesting that this virus could spread via websites containing so-called `infectious' images.
The worm itself is a Windows PE EXE file
about 230Kb in size, written in Delphi it is compressed by UPX -- the decompressed size is about 670Kb.