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Overview

Threat Risk LOW LOW
Destructivity NONE NONE
Payload
Detection files published 02 Sep 2001 03:00:00
Description created 02 Sep 2001 03:00:00
Description updated 02 Sep 2001 03:00:00
Malware type WORM
Alias
Spreading mechanism EMAIL
Summary None

W32/Apost.A@mm

Spreading

When executed, it will copy itself to the Windows directory and to the root directory of local drives. It then proceeds to use Microsoft Outlook to email itself to all addresses in the infected user's address book. The sent emails will not be visible in Outlook's sent view.

The worm may display the following message boxes:


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Below is an example of how an infected mail may look:


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Payload Details

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Analysis

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Removal

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Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:11