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Risk Level 2: Low

December 29, 2006
February 5, 2007 8:47:29 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Dref-V [Sophos], WORM_NUWAR.BH [Trend], WORM_NUWAR.EE [Trend], Win32/Luder.U [Computer Associates], Win32/Luder.O [Computer Associates], W32/Dref-AA [Sophos], W32/Tibs [Norman], W32/Dref@MM [McAfee], W32.Dref@mm [Sunbelt Software]
Infection Length:
17,559 bytes; 47,235 bytes; 48,259 bytes; 51,310 bytes (varies)
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Mixor.Q@mm is a mass-mailing worm that drops additional malware on to the compromised computer. It may also drop a copy of Trojan.Galapoper.A (MCID 7483) or Trojan.Peacomm (MCID 9802) on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 30, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 28, 2015 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 30, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 28, 2015 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 3, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung and Mircea Ciubotariu

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