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W32.Roty@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 8, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:38:38 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Roty@mm is a mass-mailing worm that attempts to send a copy of itself to email addresses gathered from the Windows Address Book and overwrites the contents of Microsoft Word documents.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 8, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 8, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 9, 2005
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Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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