Sophos W32/Nyxem-D

Initially on February 3, and on the third of each month after, the Nyxem virus (Sophos W32/Nyxem-D) is designed to automatically overwrite files such as the access database, .doc files as well as Excel and Powerpoint files (.pps and .ppt) in infected computers and also spread via network connections.

While most antivirus companies released a specific fix nearly two weeks ago, a common trait of the virus is disabling or corrupting antivirus programs.

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