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W32.Abotus.Worm@m

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 29, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:15 AM
Type:
Worm

W32.Abotus.Worm@m is a worm that will attempt to reply to all messages in the Microsoft Outlook inbox.

NOTE: Due to a bug in the viral code, this worm will most likely fail when it attempts to send out emails.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 29, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 29, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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