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W32.Beagle.EA@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 14, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:52:44 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Beagle.EA@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread. The worm also tries to download and execute remote files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 14, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 13, 2012 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 14, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 13, 2012 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 19, 2006
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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