1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Abotus.Worm@m


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 29, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:47:15 AM

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

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube