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W32.Secet.Worm

Discovered:
March 4, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:58 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.generic [AVP], W32/Alcop.gen@MM [McAfee], WORM_SECET.A [Trend], W32/Secet-A [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Secet.Worm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all address in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The email has the following characteristics:

Subject:  ...
Message: ...
Attachment: Secret.com

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 5, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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