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W32.Neveg.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 16, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:26:30 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Nevag.c@MM [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

W32.Neveg.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads using its own SMTP engine, and performs a Denial of Service (DoS) attack on various Web design Web sites. The worm replicates through email and shared folders.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 17, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 17, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2004
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Writeup By: John Park

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