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W32.Siltund.Worm

Discovered:
August 1, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:06 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Siltund.Worm is a mass-mailing worm. It searches for email addresses in .htm* files that are in the current users personal folder, and sends itself to all addresses that it finds. The email message has the following characteristics:

From: "BIGBROTHER TVN POLSKA" <bigbrother@bigbrother.tvn.com.pl>
Subject: BIGBROTHER SHOW !
Attachment: BigBrother_Live_Camera.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 2, 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

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