Due to a decreased rate of submissions, Symantec Security Response has downgraded W32.Mimail.D@mm from a Category 3 to a Category 2 as of November 9, 2003.
W32.Mimail.D@mm is a variant of W32.Mimail.C@mm
that spreads by email. It is packed with UPX.
The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: don't be late! [random string of letters]
readnow.zip (contains readnow.doc.scr)
: The W32.Mimail.D@mm signature was modified in definitions dated November 3, 2003 to account for the discovery of a minor variant.
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