- June 12, 2009
- June 15, 2009 1:32:46 PM
Also Known As:
- W32.Jessinv [Symantec], W32/Autorun-AKG [Sophos]
- 557,096 bytes
- Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Ackantta.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads through file-sharing programs and sends spam email that contains links to malicious files.
Virus definitions dated June 15, 2009 or earlier detect this threat as W32.Jessinv.
For more information, please see the following resources:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2009 revision 020
Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2009 revision 021
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 17, 2009
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Writeup By: Hatsuho Honda and Fergal Ladley