VARINAT SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Mydoom.F@mm
Alias : I-Worm/Mydoom.F, W32/Mydoom-F, W32/Mydoom.F@mm,
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses collected
from .wab, .adb, .tbb, .dbx, .asp, .php, .sht, .htm, .txt files to distribute infected messages.
Mydoom worm arrives as an
e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name, subject and
message body is randomly chosen
by the worm.
mail sample is given below.
the infected attachment is executed,
it displays an error message using message window or displays
garbage of text using Notepad.exe. It copies itself to Windows system folder as
a randomly named file
in the background. It also drops a backdoor file
in the system folder.
modifies registry run section to load automatically on the
next startup. The registry modification is given below.
"<radom characters>"= C:\%SYSTEM%\<random
[ By default,
%SYSTEM% will be C:\Windows\System in case of Windows
95/98/ME, C:\Winnt\System32 in case of Windows NT/2000 and
C:\Windows\System32 in case of Windows XP ]
worm contains backdoor abilities and it allows hackers to connect to TCP port
the infected system. It contains payload to perform to DoS
attack on www.riaa.com and www.microsoft.com. Mydoom worm is detected on
20th February 2004.
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated W32.Mydoom.F@mm in
its signature file
to protect users from this worm attack. Solo
antivirus registered users are already protected
from this Worm. Make sure that you have installed
registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect
your system from all virus threats.
to remove this Worm?
antivirus can detect and remove W32.Mydoom.F@mm worm safely. If
you are already infected with this Worm, you can
remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus
software. Use the following link to Download 30 day
trial version of Solo antivirus
remove viruses from your computer.
Solo anti-virus not only
scans for all viruses, it contains a unique System
Integrity Checker to protect you from
New Internet Worms, Backdoors and
malicious VB, Java Scripts. It also
effectively removes all existing Internet Worms,
File viruses, malicious VB, Java scripts,
Trojans, Backdoors, boot sector, partition table
and macro viruses.
purchase Solo antivirus using the link