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Overview

Threat Risk MEDIUM MEDIUM
Destructivity LOW LOW
Payload
Detection files published 13 Mar 2002 03:00:00
Description created 13 Mar 2002 11:55:00
Description updated 20 Jun 2002 11:46:00
Malware type WORM
Alias
Spreading mechanism EMAIL
Summary None

W32/FBound.C@mm

Spreading

The worm searches the Windows Address Book and web pages found on the infected machine for email addresses to send itself to.

Payload Details

The worm does not install itself in any way.

Analysis

n/a

Removal

Please note that this worm has a bug in its emailing routine that will cause many mail servers to corrupt the attachment. Such attachments will be shorter than 12288 bytes - most often 741 bytes long. These corrupted copies will not be detected by Lumension's antivirus products since they are not infectious.


Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:15