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W32.Posit@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 11, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:22:59 PM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.W32.VBWORM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Posit@mm is a mass-mailing worm that attempts to format the C: drive. The worm spreads through Microsoft Outlook.

The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: 100 Sex Positions in Document
Attachment: Me.zip


Note: Virus definitions dated prior to May 12, 2004 detect this threat as Bloodhound.W32.VBWORM.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 12, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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