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W32.Rads@mm

Discovered:
January 24, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:31 AM
Type:
Worm, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Rads@mm is a polymorphic file infector that appends its viral body to Windows Portable Executable (PE) files, with the .exe extension, if the files are located in the Windows installation folder and its subfolders. This is also a mass-mailing worm which uses Microsoft Outlook to send an infected file to the first 870 contacts in the Outlook Address Book. The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Mail Subject
Message: Mail Body
Attachment: Funnystuff.avi.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 27, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 27, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 27, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 27, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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