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  3. W32.Netsky.AI@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

April 27, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:38:04 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.DG [Computer Assoc, Win32.Netsky.AH [Computer Asso, Email-Worm.Win32.Mydoom.am [Ka, W32/Netsky.b@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-CI [Sophos], W32/Netsky-B [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.EK [Trend Micro], WORM_NETSKY.B [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Netsky.AI@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to email addresses it gathers from certain files on the compromised computer, and copies itself to mapped network drives. The worm also downloads a copy of Backdoor.Nemog.D.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 28, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 28, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 4, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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