- March 11, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:44:10 AM
W32.Alco.AB@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the email addresses that it finds in the .htm and .html files. The email has the following characteristics:
From: Chief Skaler <email@example.com>
Subject: Evol Worm
There was an error with your smtp provider please read the datalink and send a copy to your ISP. Error1106 : Dead datalink (report is attatched).
The worm copies itself to the default shared folders of the KaZaA, Bearshare, and eDonkey2000 file-sharing networks. The worm also attempts to spread through IRC.
This threat is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 12, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version March 12, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu