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Risk Level 2: Low

August 20, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:06:20 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Miniman [KAV].
Systems Affected:

W32.Miniman@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook address book.

The worm may send the following two email messages:

Email 1

Subject: Microsoft Corporation Support
Body: Microsoft Corporation has issued a security alert for your computer. The patch is avaliable in this attached download. This file will patch a Exploit found in Microsoft Windows Products. See Attached info for Information.
Attachments: Attach.exe, Virus.vbs

Email 2

Subject: The Bin Laden game
Body: Hi! This is an awesome Bin Laden game. Shoot him good.
Attachment: Virus.vbs

W32.Miniman@mm is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 21, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 21, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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