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W32.Cone.B@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 29, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:18:14 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Cone.B@mm is a minor variant of W32.Cone@mm. The worm sends itself to the email addresses it gathers from the files on an infected computer. The attachment will have a .exe, .scr, or .zip file extension. The worm also modifies the local hosts file to prevent access to various websites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 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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