Know Your Malware: Appflet Removal
Appflet is a rapidly spreading Internet worm, which propagates by e-mail in messages with attached archives containing infected executables. Once the user unpacks and runs such a file, the parasite displays the following fake error message:
"error loading dll
The installation has failed to start because _agl43.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
and installs itself to the system. Then it starts a spreading routine. Appflet uses own mail engine to send letters with the following subject and body:
"Actors Sexy Pictures! (Axe Sexye Bazigarhaye Cinema)"
"Hi my friend. This is a funny sexy actors pictures. Enjoy it!!"
The worm automatically runs on every Windows startup. It does not carry any destructive payload.
Related files: installgallery.exe, syspw32.exe, winpw32.exe, actorsgallery.zip
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background Remove Appflet, removal instructions
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