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Netsup.A - New Mass Mailing Worm

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#1 harrywaldron


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Posted 30 May 2004 - 03:41 PM

This new mass mailing worm is rated as a "2" at Symantec and most likely be contained as many sites block PIF based attachments.

Netsup.A - New Mass Mailing Worm

Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Netsup.A@mm can arrive as an attachment to an email with the following properties:

From: NetworkSupport@<RECIPIENT DOMAIN> or spoofed address an infected Microsoft Outlook address book.

Subjects: May contain one of the following:

Protecting your PC
This pic of you is funny
W32.Netsky and W32.Beagle protection
Finances for the week
Mail Delivery Subsystem Error
Undeliverable Message
Mail Delivery Failed

Name of attachment: message.eml.pif

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