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W32.Mixor.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 31, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 1:01:53 PM
Type:
Worm, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Mixor.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that copies itself to local folders and mapped network folders, infecting .exe and .scr files in those folders, and adds itself to .rar files. The infected files are detected as W32.Mixor!Inf. It also drops and executes Trojan.Galapoper.A.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to November 2, 2006 may detect this as W32.Tigape.A@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 31, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 31, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 1, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: More than 1000
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Chen Yu

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