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  3. W32.Buchon.A@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

October 21, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:28:56 PM
Also Known As:
W32.Netsky.AE@mm, W32/Baba-A [Sophos], W32/Buchon.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/Buchon@mm [F-Secure], Win32.Buchon.B [Computer Assoc, WORM_BUCHON.B [Trend Micro], I-Worm.Buchon.b [Kaspersky]
Systems Affected:

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

Notes: Definitions dated prior to Oct 23, 2004 detect this threat as W32.Netsky.AE@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 22, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 19, 2018 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 22, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 20, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2004
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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