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W32.Beagle.FF@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 20, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:56:35 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Bagle.fb@MM [McAfee], W32/Bagle-KL [Sophos], W32/Bagle-KM [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Beagle.FF@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread. It attempts to lower security settings. The worm may also download and execute remote files. The worm uses rootkit technology to hide its processes and files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 20, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 21, 2006
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Hyun Choi

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