Know Your Malware: Katomik Removal

Katomik is a worm, which spreads through unprotected network shares. Once executed, the parasite secretly installs itself to the system and runs a payload. It changes the desktop wallpaper and disables essential system tools including the Task Manager and the Registry Editor. Katomik does not have any additional functionality. The worm automatically runs on every Windows startup.

Related files: atomicpartc.exe, atomic-x27.exe, mastoer32.dll

Katomik properties:
Hides from the user
Stays resident in background Remove Katomik, removal instructions

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 18th November 2005 9:22PM