- June 10, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:24:19 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Zafi.b@MM [McAfee], Zafi.B [Computer Associates], W32/Zafi-B [Sophos], PE_ZAFI.B [Trend]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Erkez.B@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to the email addresses found on an infected computer. It also copies itself to the folders that are likely to be shared on file-sharing networks.
When this worm infects a computer, it attempts to overwrite .exe files. The files that it targets are usually executables that belong to security products, including Symantec products. However, in some cases, the worm may overwrite .exe files that belong to other programs.
If the worm does overwrite .exe files, some programs or operating system functions may no longer work correctly.
This threat is compressed with FSG.
The worm does not have a static MD5 value.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 11, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version June 11, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 13, 2004
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Writeup By: Yana Liu