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Risk Level 2: Low

November 4, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:13:19 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Mimail.h [Kaspersky], W32/Mimail-H [Sophos], W32/Mimail.h@MM [McAfee], WORM_MIMAIL.H [Trend], Mimail.H [F-Secure]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mimail.G@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]
Attachment: readnow.zip (contains readnow.doc.scr)

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to November 5, 2003 may detect this threat as W32.Mimail.D@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2003
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