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W32.Mugly.E@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 13, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:31:54 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm.Win32.Wurmark.f [Ka, W32/Mugly.g@MM [McAfee], WORM_MUGLY.G [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Mugly.E@mm is a worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread by sending itself as an email attachment to addresses gathered from the compromised computer. The worm also drops and runs a W32.Spybot.Worm variant.

Due to the threat potential and increased prevalance in the wild, Symantec Security Response has upgraded W32.Mugly.E@mm from a Category 1 to a Category 2 as of January 14, 2005.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 14, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 14, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 19, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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