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New Mytob Variants Spreading In The Wild


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#1 harrywaldron

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Posted 20 April 2006 - 11:18 AM

Recent MyTob variants are beginning to spread and email messages as follows should be avoided:

AVOID THESE EMAIL MESSAGES

Subject: (any of the following)
You have successfully updated your password
Your new account password is approved
Your password has been successfully updated
Your password has been updated

Message body: Varies

Attachment: (any of the following with EXE and other extensions)
accepted-password
account-password
approved-password
email-password
new-password
password
updated-password


More information can be found as follows:

Recent new Mytob variants
http://secunia.com/virus_information/28516/mytob.pz/
http://secunia.com/virus_information/28515/mytob.pj/
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32mytobhj.html
http://www.viruslist.com/en/alert?alertid=184538968
http://www.viruslist.com/en/viruses/encycl...?virusid=118626

Kapersky Weblog -- New Mytob becoming prevalent
http://www.viruslist.com/en/weblog?calendar=2006-04

Some new Mytob variants are showing up in the top 10
http://myavert.avertlabs.com/myavert/default.aspx
http://www.virustotal.com/en/indexf.html
http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/g...reat_stats.html

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