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  3. W32.Mytob.DJ@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

June 6, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:39:52 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.DZ [Computer Assoc, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.bd [Kaspe, W32/Mytob.bv@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-DA [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.DW [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mytob.DJ@mm is a mass-mailing worm that has back door capabilities and 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 June 6, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 21, 2018 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 22, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 8, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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