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W32.Sowsat@mm

Discovered:
April 30, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:26 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Sowsat@MM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Sowsat@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads by using its own SMTP engine; it also spreads through IRC. The worm will arrive in a message with the attachment Setupc.exe.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 30, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 30, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 1, 2002
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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