1. Symantec/
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  3. W32.Erkez.D@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

December 14, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:58:59 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Zafi.D [Computer Associa, Zafi.D [F-Secure], Email-Worm.Win32.Zafi.d [Kaspe, W32/Zafi.d@MM [McAfee], W32/Zafi.D.worm [Panda], W32/Zafi-D [Sophos], WORM_ZAFI.D [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Erkez.D@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to email addresses gathered from the infected computer. The worm may also attempt to lower security settings, terminate processes, and open a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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