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  3. W32.Mylife.N@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 3, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:03:25 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Mylife.m@MM [McAfee], Win32.MyLife.M [CA], WORM_MYLIFE.M [Trend], I-Worm.Mylife.m [KAV], W32/MyLife-M [Sophos]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mylife.N@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook address book. The email is in one of the following formats:

Subject: Old Shakira
Attachment: Shakira_1997_part_1_.Mpeg_.scr


Subject: Fw: Julia Roberts
Attachment: Julia_Roberts_*******_toilet.Mpeg_.scr [name censored]

Depending on the time of day, this worm may also attempt to delete certain files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 9, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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