1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Blackmal.C@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

September 6, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:27:10 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.Blackmal.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that lowers security settings by deleting files associated with security applications. It sends a copy of itself to all email addresses gathered from the MSN Messenger and Yahoo Pager address books as well as from files with either .htm or .dbx extensions.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 6, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 15, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 16, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 8, 2004
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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