Common name: Brontok.Q
Technical name: W32/Brontok.Q.worm
Threat level: Medium
Effects: It spreads and affects other computers. It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy. It causes the loss of information stored on the computer, either specific files or data in general. It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites. It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Effects (in moronic terms): Essentially, this is a keylogger. It can disable firewalls, antivirus programs and significantly slow down your internet. It can delete files and really piss you off.
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