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  3. W32.Bobax.AA@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 4, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:41:43 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Win32.Surila.t [Kaspe, W32/Mydoom.gen@MM [McAfee], W32/MyDoom-Gen [Sophos], WORM_MYDOOM.BG [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Bobax.AA@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to addresses gathered from the compromised computer and from search results on www.google.com and www.accoona.com. It also operates as a covert proxy.

Note: Virus definitions dated July 31st, 2005 or earlier may detect this threat as W32.Bobax.AA.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 4, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 4, 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: Costin Ionescu

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