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7/20: Mydoom.L@mm a Mass-Mailing Worm

7/20: Mydoom.L@mm a Mass-Mailing Worm
July 20, 2004

The W32.Mydoom.L@mm mass-mailing worm peforms several functions. They include:

  • 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, or .scr extension.

  • Contains keylogging capabilities. The From field of the email is spoofed.
  • Acts as a backdoor on infected systems.
  • Is written in C++ and is packed with UPX.

    More information is at Symantec page.

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