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W32.Cone.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 9, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:18:38 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Cone.C@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 worm also modifies the local hosts file to prevent access to various Web sites.

The attachment will have a .exe, .scr, or .zip file extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 9, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 9, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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