- March 19, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:44:38 AM
Also Known As:
W32.Vote.D@mm is a mass mailing worm that attempts to use Microsoft Outlook to email itself to all the contacts in the Windows Address Book. It also attempts to overwrite and delete numerous files on the infected system.
The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: <Recipients.name>, WORLD TRADE CENTER PICTURES
Message: <Recipients.name>, Remember The Times.......MAYBE THEY WILL BE BACK....!!!
This threat is written in Microsoft Visual Basic (VB). The VB run-time libraries must be installed for the worm to execute.
NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to March 19, 2003 may detect this threat as Bloodhound.W32.VBWORM. Virus definitions dated March 19 may detect this threat as W32.HLLW.Der@mm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 19, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version March 19, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 19, 2003
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Writeup By: Robert X Wang