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  3. W32.Atak.B@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

December 3, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:30:43 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Atak.D@mm [F-Secure], Email-Worm.Win32.Mydoom.ad [Ka, W32/Atak.d@MM [McAfee], W32/Atak.D.worm [Panda], W32/Atak-D [Sophos], WORM_ATAK.D [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Atak.B@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send its messages to the email addresses it gathers from certain files on a compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 3, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 3, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 4, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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