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Risk Level 2: Low

March 6, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:35:37 AM
Also Known As:
W32.HLLW.JibJab@mm, I-Worm.Naked [Kaspersky], W32/Naked@MM [McAfee], WORM_NAKED.A [Trend], W32/Naked [Sophos], Win32.Naked [Computer Associat
Trojan Horse, Worm
Systems Affected:

W32.Naked@mm is a mass mailing worm that disguises itself as flash movie. The attachment is named NakedWife.exe. This worm, after it has attempted to email everyone in the Microsoft Outlook address book, will attempt to delete several system files. This will leave the system unusable, requiring a re-install.

NOTE: This worm was previously detected as W32.HLLW.JibJab@mm.

Security Response believes that this worm originated in Brazil.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 2001
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Andre Post

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