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  3. W32.Atak.G@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

December 17, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:31:09 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Atak.L [Computer Associa, Email-Worm.Win32.Atak.i [Kaspe, W32/Atak.j@MM [McAfee], W32/Atak-K [Sophos]
Systems Affected:

W32.Atak.G@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself as an attachment to the email addresses that it gathers from the files on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 17, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 17, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 22, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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