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Risk Level 2: Low

February 20, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:52:52 AM
Also Known As:

W32.Maldal.I@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in Visual Basic. The worm attempts to send itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It also creates several registry keys and files on the system.

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to February 21, 2002, may detect this threat as either Trojan Horse or W32.Maldal.gen@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 21, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 21, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 21, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Andre Post

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