Symantec: W32.Mydoom.BU@mm ("Mytob" variant)

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    URL: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.mydoom.bu@mm.html

    This one caused an emergency liveupdate early yesterday morning of May 27:

    W32.Mydoom.BU@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send an email to addresses that it gathers from the compromised computer and that has back door capabilities.

    Also Known As: W32/Mytob.be@MM [McAfee], W32/Mytob-L [Sophos], WORM_MYTOB.FC [Trend Micro]
    Infection Length: 49,278 bytes
    Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

    Further Tech Details: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.mydoom.bu@mm.html#technicaldetails
     
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