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Mytob.mx - New Variant Rated As Medium Risk By Trend


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#1 harrywaldron

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Posted 25 November 2005 - 08:52 AM

Mytob.MX - new variant rated as Medium Risk by Trend

This new mass-mailing worm combines Mydoom functionality with Sdbot functionality. It can launch an IRC bot and install a downloader component that may install other malware from hostile web sites.

McAfee - Mytob.HE (DAT 4636 provides protection)

F-Secure - Mytob.DO

Trend - Mytob.MX information - rated as MEDIUM RISK
Trend - Mytob.MX behavorial chart (excellent analysis)
Trend - Mytob.MX example of email

EMAIL TO BLOCK OR AVOID

Subject: (avoid all of the following)
Your Account is Suspended
*DETECTED* Online User Violation
Your Account is Suspended For Security Reasons
Warning Message: Your services near to be closed.
Important Notification Members Support
Security measures
Email Account Suspension
Notice of account limitation


Attachment: (avoid all of the following)
{Random file name}.zip
account-details.zip
account-info.zip
account-password.zip
account-report.zip
approved-password.zip
document.zip
email-details.zip
email-password.zip
important-details.zip
new-password.zip
password.zip
updated-password.zip


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