- August 5, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:39:56 AM
W32.Forlorn@mm is a mass-mailing worm. It uses Microsoft Outlook or its own SMTP engine to send itself to email addresses that it finds in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book or Windows Address Book. The email message arrives with the following characteristics:
Subject: Free Virus Removal Tool from Symantec
Attachment:Free Virus Removal Tool From Norton.exe
The worm is written in Borland Delphi Programming Language and compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 5, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version August 5, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 7, 2002
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Writeup By: Yana Liu