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W32.Kidala.D@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 28, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:53:13 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Kidala-A [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.QF [Trend Micro], W32/Kidala.b@MM [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Kidala.D@mm is a mass-mailing worm that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It also lowers security settings and exploits remote vulnerabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 29, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 29, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 3, 2006
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Writeup By: Hyun Choi

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