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W32.Kerim@mm

Discovered:
September 26, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:07:21 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Kerim@mm is a peer-to-peer worm and mass mailer. The email it attempts to send has the following characteristics:

Subject: 9 Things I Hate About Everybody Else...
Attachment: 9things.scr

This worm is written in Microsoft Visual Basic and is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 26, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 26, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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