- November 13, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:13:51 PM
Also Known As:
- W32.Paylap@mm, W32.Mimail.H@mm, W32/Mimail-I [Sophos], WORM_MIMAIL.I [Trend], Win32.Mimail.I [Computer Assoc, W32/Mimail.i@MM [McAfee], I-Worm.Mimail.i [Kaspersky]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Mimail.I@mm is a mass-mailing worm that attempts to steal credit card information. The worm displays a form that asks the user to enter their credit card information. (See the "Technical Details" section for an illustration of a fake "PayPal Secure Application" window.) This information is saved and later emailed to several predetermined email addresses.
The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: YOUR PAYPAL.COM ACCOUNT EXPIRES
Attachment: paypal.asp.scr -or-
Note: Virus definitions dated prior to November 17, 2003 may detect this threat as W32.Paylap@mm or W32.Mimail.H@mm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version November 13, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version November 13, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date November 13, 2003
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon