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Risk Level 2: Low

December 14, 1999
May 1, 2007 11:27:03 AM
Also Known As:
I- Worm.NewApt.a [Kaspersky], W32/NewApt.worm.gen@MM [McAfee], WORM_NEWAPT.A [Trend], W32/NewApt-A [Sophos], Win32.NewApt.Family [Computer Associates]
Infection Length:
69,632 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.NewApt.Worm is a multithreaded worm that propagates by email. The subject of the email is "Just for your eyes." The worm has its own SMTP (email) engine to email itself. The worm searches various files on the hard disk to find email address to which it sends itself.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 1999
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 1999
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 1999
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