- December 31, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:41:55 AM
Also Known As:
- I-Worm.Recory [KAV], WORM_RECORY.A [Trend]
W32.Recory@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in Visual Basic (VB). The VB run-time libraries must be installed on the computer for it to execute.
The worm uses Microsoft Outlook to email itself to all the contacts in the Windows Address Book. It also attempts to spread across a file-sharing network.
The email has a randomly chosen subject and attachment. The attachment will have an extension of .com, .exe or .pif.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 2, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version January 2, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 4, 2003
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Writeup By: Robert X Wang