|mass mailing worm that finds email adresses on the hard drive and sends itself to them with a .pif extension.
As with previous Netsky variants, Netsky.P is a mass-mailing email worm that also copies itself to shared folders. As such, Netsky.P can spread via internal and P2P filesharing networks. The Netsky.P email attachments will be either .PIF, .SCR, or .ZIP files. Netsky.P scans the local system in search of email addresses which it then uses as both the From and To addresses, using its own SMTP engine to send the spoofed email. When copying itself to shared folders, Netsky.P uses the following filenames: