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W32.Lanieca.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
May 11, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:38:46 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Eyeveg.F [Computer Assoc, Worm.Win32.Eyeveg.{f, h} [Kaspersky Lab], W32/Eyeveg.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Eyeveg-F [Sophos], W32/Wurmark-J [Sophos], WORM_WURMARK.{J, M} [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Lanieca.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to all e-mail addresses it retrieves from various locations on a compromised computer.

Note: Definitions dated prior to May 12, 2005 detect this threat as W32.Lorac.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 12, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 16, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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