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Risk Level 2: Low

June 26, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:41:12 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.GQ [Computer Assoc, WORM_MYTOB.FE [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Mytob.GG@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the compromised computer. It also opens a back door on TCP port 80, which allows the remote attacker to have unauthorized access to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 27, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 29, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dong Hoon Lee

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