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Risk Level 2: Low

November 27, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:30:23 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.generic [KAV], W32/Generic.a@MM [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Garroch@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all email addresses it finds in the Windows address book. It also displays a picture and plays a sound emulating a human voice.

The worm is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 1, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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