- September 27, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:53:26 AM
Also Known As:
- WORM_CIANAM.A [Trend]
W32.Cianam.Worm may spread through the mIRC and KaZaA file-sharing networks. It is also a mass-mailing worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The worm is written using the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language and is compressed with UPX.
The email will contain a randomly chosen subject line and a file attachment with the extension .exe, .com, .jpg, .mpg, .txt, .doc, .mp3, .asp, .htm, or .php.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version September 27, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 30, 2002
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Writeup By: Yana Liu