- October 15, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:12:12 PM
W32.Wintoo.Worm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the recipients in the Windows Address Book. It sends itself using the MAPI interface. The email will have the following characteristics:
- Subject: <Cyrilic text that loosely translates to "Look at this">
- Attachment: win2drv.exe
The worm also modifies the Windows background to a bitmap containing a message in Cyrilic.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 16, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version October 16, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles