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Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 29, 2000
February 13, 2007 11:59:59 AM
Also Known As:

W32.Navidad.16896 is a mass-mailing worm program that is very similar to W32.Navidad. The worm uses Microsoft Outlook to spread, using MAPI to reply to all Inbox messages that contain a single attachment.

The worm utilizes the existing email subject line and body, and attaches itself as Emanuel.exe.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 29, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 29, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Andre Post

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