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W32.Mytob.CH@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
May 16, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:38:58 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.CX [Computer Assoc, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.au [Kaspe, W32/Mytob.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-CJ [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.ER [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Mytob.CH@mm is a mass-mailing worm with back door functionality that uses its own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 17, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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