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Ruby.Sylrot@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 2, 2008
Updated:
September 2, 2008 11:52:13 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
2,153 bytes
Ruby.Sylrot@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads by sending itself as an email attachment to addresses gathered from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 2, 2008 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2008 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 2008
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads by sending itself as an email attachment to addresses gathered from the compromised computer.
Writeup By: Karthik Selvaraj

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