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  3. W32.Sowsat.J@mm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 22, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:05:48 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.Sowsat.J@mm is a variant of W32.Sowsat@mm, a mass-mailing worm that spreads by using its own SMTP engine and spreads through IRC. The email has a variable subject line and attachment name. The attachment should have a .exe file extension.

The worm is written in Borland Delphi and is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • 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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