UCK


· Overview ·
· Origins ·
· Operation ·
· Detection and Removal ·
· Research ·



Overview

Vendor Notes:

from the doc: 'This possible last a version of this constructor I has corrected all mistakes allowed in 2 previous versions and has added else two payload... PayLoad: New Icon - changes icons on document... Payload: New Icon Kill Desktop Exit Windows Document Info - Puts in field of the document. Kill Windows95 - deletes vmm32.vxd hereon kill windows95. Message Box - Set Password - Registers in Word - registers word on your name. Random Password Kill Windows Files Kill Program Files Kill Dll - deletes on mask .dll files in windows\system directory. Random Insert - Inserts in document chosen by you word Kill Files - deletes all files in directory where inhere infected document.'

Alias:

Ultra's Construction Kit for Word

Category:

Virus Creation Tool: A program designed to generate viruses. Even early virus creation tools were able to generate hundreds or thousands of different, functioning viruses, which were initially undetectable by current scanners.

Variants:

  • UCK 1.0
  • UCK 2.0
  • Similar Pests:

    Virus Creation Tool

    Origins

    Author:

    Ultra

    Date of Origin:

    Variants from March, 1998 to November, 1998

    Operation

    Storage Required:

  • UCK 1.0: at least 429 KB
  • UCK 2.0: at least 433 KB
  • Detection and Removal

    Automatic Removal:

    PestPatrol detects this.

    PestPatrol removes this.



    Manual Removal:

    Follow these steps to remove UCK from your machine. Begin by backing up your registry and your system, and/or setting a Restore Point, to prevent trouble if you make a mistake.
    Stop Running Processes:

    Kill these running processes with Task Manager:

    Remove Files:

    Remove these files (if present) with Windows Explorer:

    Research

    File Analyses:

    More Info:

  • AllTheWeb, AltaVista, AOL Search, Ask Jeeves, Google, HotBot, Lycos, LookSmart, MSN, Yahoo!
  • Research By:

  • PestPatrol's Pest Research Center
  • Last Revised:

    July 08, 2004