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  3. W32.Mydoom.BA@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

February 20, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:33:45 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mydoom.AZ [Computer Asso, Email-Worm.Win32.Mydoom.am [Ka, W32/Mydoom.be@MM [McAfee], W32/MyDoom-BC [Sophos], WORM_MYDOOM.BA [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mydoom.BA@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses it own SMTP engine to send email to addresses that it gathers from the Windows Address Book on a compromised computer.

Notes: Live Update definitions with sequence number 41427 or greater will detect this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 20, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • 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: Paul Mangan

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