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Overview

Threat Risk MEDIUM MEDIUM
Destructivity HIGH HIGH
Payload Formats disks, deletes files
Detection files published 01 Apr 2002 02:00:00
Description created 02 Apr 2002 05:45:00
Description updated 02 Apr 2002 05:45:00
Malware type WORM
Alias
Spreading mechanism EMAIL
Summary None

W32/MyLife.F@mm

Spreading

The email worm sends itself to users picked from the Outlook Address book and the MSN Messenger contact list. It will install itself in the registry in order to be started during bootup.

Payload Details

The worm will attempt to format all drives from D: through I:, and attempt to delete all files on drive C: depending on a time trigger.

Analysis

n/a

Removal

The C, D and E variants are also covered in the virus detection files.


Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:14