Grogotix.A is a worm that prevent users and installed programs from accessing certain websites, which belong to several antivirus companies, among others.

Additionally, it disables the following functions, among others:

  • Find of the Start menu.
  • Folder options of the Start menu.
  • the menu of recent documents of the Start menu.
  • the context menu, that is, the menu that is accessed when right-clicking the mouse.


    Grogotix.A spreads via IRC. In order to do so, it connects to certain servers and sends messages that contain a link to the users that are connected at that moment.

    Technical details can be found at this Panda Software page.