W32.Fili.A@mm is a generic Visual Basic worm that propagates via Microsoft Outlook and through peer-to-peer file-sharing networks. It can also spread via mIRC.
The email has a variable subject and attachment name. The attachment will have a .scr, .pif, .bat, .com, .cmd, or .exe file extension.
- Virus definitions released prior to October 6, 2004 will detect this threat as Bloodhound.Packed or Bloodhound.W32.5.
- Virus definitions released prior to October 11, 2004 will detect this threat as W32.Fili@mm.
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