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Risk Level 2: Low

December 1, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:14:32 PM
Also Known As:
W32.Mimail.Gen, W32/Mimail.l@MM [McAfee], I-Worm.Mimail.l [Kaspersky], WORM_MIMAIL.L [Trend], W32/Mimail-L [Sophos], Win32.Mimail.L [Computer Assoc
Systems Affected:

W32.Mimail.L@mm is a variant of W32.Mimail.C@mm that spreads by email and steals information from infected computers.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Re[2]We are going to bill your credit card:
Attachment: wendy.zip

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to December 2, 2003 may detect this as W32.Mimail.Gen.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 2, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 2, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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