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W32.Mytob.GP@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 30, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:41:34 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Mytob.GS [Computer Assoc, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.bs [Kaspe, W32/Mytob.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-CR [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.GB [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Mytob.GP@mm is a mass-mailing worm that opens a back door and lowers security settings on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 30, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 30, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 6, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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