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Solved New Worm: [email protected]

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Endemix, Jan 9, 2003.

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    [email protected] is a mass-mail worm that will send itself to all recipients it finds in .txt, .eml, .html, .htm, .dbx, and .wab files. The e-mail message will have the following characteristics:


    Re: Movies
    Re: Sample
    Re: Document
    Re: Here is that sample
    Attachment Names:

    The worm will also attempt to copy itself to the following directories on all open network shares:
    Windows\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
    Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    The worm also sends a message to an address at pagers.icq.com prior to sending e-mail messages.

    Also Known As: W32/Sobig [McAfee]
    Type: Worm
    Infection Length: 65,536 bytes
    Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Systems Not Affected: Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Linux

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