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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
    :cool:
     
  6. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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

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