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Risk Level 2: Low

February 21, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:33:52 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm.Win32.Mydoom.am [Ka, W32/Mydoom.bf@MM [McAfee], W32/MyDoom-BE [Sophos], WORM_MYDOOM.BE [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mydoom.BB@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. This worm is a minor variant of W32.Mydoom.BA@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 22, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 22, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 23, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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