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  3. W32.Cone.E@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

March 12, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:19:00 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.Cone.E@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 13, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 13, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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