W32.SillyFDC.BDM

W32.SillyFDC.BDM is a worm that propagates by creating a copy of itself on removable USB and mapped network drives. W32.SillyFDC.BDM executable usually masquerades as a popular computer games to attract victims into running the file.

Damage Level: Low

Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Windows Vista

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Characteristics
When executed, W32.SillyFDC.BDM will drop a copy of itself on root drive as an executable game file common to many. The worm also modifies registry to add own entries that will allow self-execution at Windows start-up.

Distribution
To spread W32.SillyFDC.BDM, it will create a duplicate copy on removable USB drive as well as mapped network drives. Random file name is used to avoid duplicate copies and avoid suspicion from infected computer users. For a complete list of file names associated with this worm, please see the “Associated Files and Folder” area.

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