- May 6, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:55:09 AM
Also Known As:
- WORM_MASANA.A, I-Worm.Masana
W32.Masy.Worm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to addresses that it finds in files that have an extension that contains the letters htm. It also makes use of the Deploit Exploit to execute with administrator rights. It will also attempt to add a user, masyanechkaa, with administrative rights.
It arrives in an email with the following characteristics:
NOTE: The mass-mailing routine could not be reproduced in a controlled laboratory environment.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 7, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 8, 2002
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles