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  3. W32.Netsky.AD@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

October 13, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:28:26 PM
Also Known As:
WORM_NETSKY.AF [Trend Micro], NetSky.AF [F-Secure], Win32.Netsky.AE [Computer Asso
Systems Affected:

W32.Netsky.AD@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to the email addresses it finds on the infected computer.

The email subject, message body, and attachment are variable.

This threat is compressed with UPX and PCPEC.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 13, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 13, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 13, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Park

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