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New Virus in town...

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by vishal sharma, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. vishal sharma

    vishal sharma New Member

    The W32.Mydoom.M@mm mass-mailing worm:
    Uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to all the email addresses that it finds from an infected system.
    The email has an attachment with a .bat, .cmd, .com, .exe, .pif, .scr, or .zip extension.
    The attachment may have a second extension, which will either be .doc, .txt, .htm, or .html.
    The attachment name may contain a randomly selected domain, which was found on the sender's system.

    For example, the attachment name could contain fakedomain.com if the address x@fakedomain.com was harvested.

    The From field of the email is spoofed.
    Downloads and executes a backdoor, which is detected as Backdoor.Zincite.A, on port 1034/tcp.
    Is packed by UPX.

    system it affects: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
  2. alok

    alok New Member

    thank for information,
    i will not going to open any attchment for 10 days,till then i think my antivirus company provide me with patch to save me from this virus
  3. vishal sharma

    vishal sharma New Member

  4. alok

    alok New Member

    Re thanks
    i will download the patch as soon as possible.i think my company will apreciate this work :d
  5. vishal sharma

    vishal sharma New Member

    dont mention, that why we all are here, to help eachother

    vishal sharma
  6. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks for info and virus information in news is quite helpful.

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