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  3. W32.Mytob.EV@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

June 15, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:40:34 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.FI [Computer Assoc, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.bi [Kaspe, W32/Mytob.dd@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-AT [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.FY [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mytob.EV@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 15, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 15, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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