I-worm.dumaru.c or as some users refer to it – Dumaru Worm is an Internet worm that has been around for quite some time. It spreads via corrupted email attachments. If the user opens the email attachment and executes the file, the worm automatically starts its processes. An integrated Trojan horse will also be introduced to the system so that the computer is accessed remotely via IRC protocol. Dumaru Worm also scans the hard drive and sends copies of itself to the user’s email address list created during the scan.
I-worm.dumaru.c Description and Threat Classification
I-worm.dumaru.c may be described as a mass-mailing worm that attacks certain version of Windows OS. Internet worms are often distributed via corrupted email attachments. In other words, the Dumaru Worm will send a copy of itself in an attached file to an e-mail address found on the compromised computer.
Some worms are reported to spread by infecting .exe files (executable files) in the root directories of NTFX (New Technology File System) partitions. NTFX is defined as a proprietary file system developed by Microsoft.
To summarize, once installed on a computer, I-worm.dumaru.c will:
- Grant remote access to the user’s computer.
- Send itself to emails found on the affected PC.
- Conceal from the user.
- Reside in the background of the system.
I-worm.dumaru.c Removal Options
A powerful anti-malware solution will detect and delete the worm. Since worms reside in the system in a covert manner and do not attach to existing programs, manual removal is not an option.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter