- July 24, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:04:12 PM
W32.Liamed@mm is a mass-mailing worm that:
- Uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to all the contacts in Microsoft Windows Address Book
- Has backdoor functionality that can download files from the Internet and email stolen information to the author of the worm.
The subject line and the message body of the email use Chinese characters, and the attachment is titled "hello.exe."
The worm is written in the Microsoft C++ programming language and is compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 25, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version July 25, 2003
Initial Daily Certified version July 25, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version July 25, 2003
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu