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W32.Serot@mm

Discovered:
January 28, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:41 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Serotin[Kaspersky Lab]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Serot@mm is a concept worm that targets .NET (MSIL) .exe files.

W32.Serot@mm attempts to send itself to all email addresses in the Windows Address Book and those that it finds in the Internet Explorer cache folder. It does not have any significant chance of becoming widespread.

It appears that the author of this worm is attempting to investigate .NET exploits and demonstrate some tricks.

For more information on .NET technology, please go to http://www.microsoft.com/net/.

NOTE: The .NET SDK must be installed on the computer for this worm to replicate to .NET files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • 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: Robert X Wang

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