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W32.Derdero.C@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 19, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:33:44 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm.Win32.Bloored.c [Ka, W32/Derdero.c@MM [McAfee], WORM_DERDERO.B [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Derdero.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses it's own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the Windows Address Book. It also attempts to spread through file-sharing programs.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 20, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 20, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hyun Choi

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