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Risk Level 2: Low

January 29, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:16:48 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Mimail-S [Sophos], WORM_MIMAIL.S [Trend], Win32.Mimail.S [Computer Assoc, W32/Mimail.s@MM [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mimail.S@mm is a variant of W32.Mimail.A@mm. The worms display a dialog box prompting you for credit card information.

The worm scans the infected computers for email addresses, sending itself as an attachment to the addresses found. The message body and subject lines can vary.

Note: This threat was previously detected as W32.Mimail.R@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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