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W32.Beagle.DM@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 2, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:01 PM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.Beagle, WORM_BAGLE.CL [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Beagle.DM@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to spread to peer-to-peer and file-sharing networks. It attempts to lower security settings and may also download and execute remote files.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to February 2, 2006 detect this as Bloodhound.Beagle.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 2, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 2, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 2, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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