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W32.Gaze@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 31, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:37 AM
Also Known As:
Win32.Gaze [CA], MSIL/Gaze@MM [McAfee], I-Worm.Gaze [AVP]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Gaze@mm is a mass-mailing worm that replicates by email. It uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to the contacts in the Outlook Address Book. The worm requires that the .NET framework be installed in order to propagate. The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject:
faze
Attachment: Game.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 31, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 31, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 4, 2002
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