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  3. W32.Keco@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

March 8, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:18:34 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Keco.worm [McAfee], WORM_KECO.A [Trend], Win32.Keco.A [Computer Associa, I-Worm.Keco [Kaspersky]
Systems Affected:

W32.Keco@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads using its own SMTP engine. It emails itself to all email addresses it finds on the infected computer. The subject and attachment of the email will vary. The attachment will have a .zip file extension.

Note: The worm executable has an MD5 hash value of 0x45B142C3D545323D7A49E7A6CA88AF4C.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 8, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 8, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 8, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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