- February 28, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:34:20 PM
Also Known As:
- Win32.Mytob.A [Computer Associ, Mytob.A [F-Secure], Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.a [Kasper, W32/Mydoom.bg@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-A [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.A [Trend Micro]
W32.Mytob.B@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses it own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the Windows Address Book on the compromised computer.
The worm also has the ability to open a back door and spread through the network by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Local Security Authority Service Remote Buffer Overflow (described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 28, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version February 28, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 2, 2005
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Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto