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Risk Level 2: Low

September 27, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:53:10 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Cazinat [AVP]
Systems Affected:

W32.Cazinat@mm is a worm that sends email to addresses that it retrieves from .htm files. It also attempts to spread across the KaZaA file-sharing network. W32.Cazinat@mm is a Visual Basic application that is compiled to native code.

The email would arrive with the following characteristics:
Subject: Screen Saver Canapa
Attachment: Canapa.scr

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 October 2, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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