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  3. W32.Mydoom.BI@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

April 1, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:36:14 PM
Also Known As:
Email-Worm.Win32.Mydoom.gen [K, W32/Mydoom.bm@MM [McAfee], W32/MyDoom-Gen [Sophos], WORM_MYDOOM.AI [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mydoom.BI@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to the email addresses that it finds on an compromised computer. It also attempts to spread through file-sharing networks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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