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Risk Level 2: Low

September 10, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:40:26 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Chet@MM [McAfee], W32/Chet-A [Sophos], Win32.Chet [CA], WORM_CHET.A [Trend], I-Worm.Chet [AVP]
Systems Affected:

W32.Chet@mm is a mass-mailing worm that attempts to send itself to all email addresses in Windows Address Book. The email has the following characteristics,

From: main@world.com
Subject: All people!!
Attachment: 11september.exe

NOTE: The attachment name contains a space at the end of the file name.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 11, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 4, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 11, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 5, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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