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Thursday, October 28, 2010


Win32.Tanatos.M, also detected as Tanatos.M is a harmful worm threat that infects Windows operating system. Generally, Win32.Tanatos.M is installed after clicking on annoying adsin spam e-mail or via pornographic related sites and P2P downloads. After infecting the
computer Tanatos worm will use exploit to disable security and drop harmful Dll and Exe
files into Windows system. The Win32.Tanatos.M worm is a critical security risk!

Aliases / Asociated Infections:
Win32/Tanatos, Win32.Tanatos.k, Win32.Tanatos.l, Win32.Tanatos.b.dam, Win32.Tanatos.b, W32/Bugbear.gen@MM, W32/Bugbear-B, Win32.Tanatos.p, Trojan.PWS.Hooker, I-Worm/Bugbear.G, Win32.HLLM.Bugbear.2, Win32.BugBear.1.Gen@mm, Win32.Tanatos.c,W32.Bugbear@mm, Worm/BugBear.B.dll, Win32.Tanatos.r

Symptoms of Win32.Tanatos.M worm threat:

* Abnormal Tanatos.M malware files running in system task manager, endless tower speaker beep sounds
* Corrupt system files, registry keys and dlls files causing "Blue Screen Of Death"
* Desktop screen saver and background picture hijacked by irritating messages
* Pc flooded with irritating adult related pop-ups, inactivated pop up blocker tool
* Redirected search engine results and Web browser home page
* Especially difficult to delete Tanatos.M manually, repair and reactivate its files after manual erasure
* Decreased Internet bandwidth, sluggish connection and surfing speed

Behaviors of Win32.Tanatos.M:

* Tanatos.M infects Windows system through security holes via e-mail attachments, messenger and freeware programs
* Tracks system activity and registry settings, tracks surfing activity to generate equivalent popup advertisements
* Infects system in stealth mode to bypass antivirus and firewall programs and sends private financial records to outlying hackers

You can Download Tanatos Removal :
Tanatos Removal

This virus removal tool helps you with Win32/Tanatos infection - A, H, I, M variants

If the infected computer is connected to LAN, disconnect it and re-connect only after all other computers have been checked and cleaned.

Download Tanatos Removal.

  • Then run the tool for removal of infected files. The tool will automatically scan all available discs and will try to heal the infected files. If an active virus is found in memory, the tool will ask the user to reboot the computer. Healing will be performed during operating system boot-up sequence, so any active virus cannot interfere with the healing process.

  • Update you AVG if you have after restart and run a complete test.

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