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W32.Paroc.Worm

Discovered:
June 11, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:14 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

W32.Paroc.Worm uses MAPI to send itself to email addresses that it finds in HTML files. The email contains this message:

Attach file is new multimedia pack
for Win9x/ME/NT/2000 and some WinXP!

(c) Copyright PROSAC SW

and will appear to come from "PROSAC SW" <prosac@bugs.com>.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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