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Origins

It is said this worm is derived from Melissa, but is very slightly modified.

Spreading Routine

Once run, the worm will email itself to all MS Outlook contacts.

Subject: Matcher
Body: Want to find your love mates!!! Try this its cool... Looks and Attitude Maching to opposite sex.
Attachment: matcher.exe

Behavior

Once run, the virus will ensure it always runs on startup by implanting the following key into the registry.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

%SystemDir%\matcher.exe

It will also add 3 lines of batch code to Autoexec.bat

@echo off
echo from: Bugger
pause

This will appear every time the computer starts up.

Definitions

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