- May 19, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:01:31 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Melare@MM [McAfee]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Ahlem.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in the Visual Basic (VB) language. The worm has been packed using the UPX run-time compression utility.
When the worm is executed, it attempts to email all the contacts in the Windows Address Book. The email will have the following characteristics:
Subject: Alert! SARS Is being Spread.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 19, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version May 19, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 22, 2003
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha