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  3. W32.Langex@mm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 28, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:39:20 AM
Systems Affected:

W32.Langex@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses MAPI to replicate. The subject of the mail is variable as the worm simply replies to emails it finds on an infected system. The name of the attachment is lang.exe. This worm contains no payload.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 29, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 29, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 31, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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