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W32.Netsky.P@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 21, 2004
Updated:
March 22, 2004 5:11:17 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm:W32/NetSky.P [F-Secure]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Netsky.P@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to email addresses it gathers from certain files on the system. The worm also tries to spread itself via various file-sharing methods by copying itself into directories using enticing filenames.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 21, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 21, 2016 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 21, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 21, 2016 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 24, 2004
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