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  3. W32.Assiral@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

February 22, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:34:00 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm.Win32.Ariss.a [Kasp, W32/Laris.worm [McAfee], W32/Assiral-A [Sophos], WORM_ASSIRAL.A [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Assiral@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends a copy of itself to email addresses gathered from a compromised computer. The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: Re: LOV YA!
Attachment: LOVE_LETTER.TXT.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • 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: Takayoshi Nakayama

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