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MYTOB.BE VARINAT SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : W32.Mytob.BE@mm

Alias             : W32.Mydoom.BU@mm, I-Worm/Mytob.az, W32/Mytob-L, WORM_MYTOB.FC, Mytob.az

Virus type    : Internet Worm

Threat level : Low

Virus details :

                     Mytob.BE aka Mydoom.BU is a mass mailing worm, uses  e-mail addresses collected from the infected system to distribute infected messages. Mytob worm arrives as an e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name, subject and message body is randomly chosen by the worm. 

The infected mail subject will be one of the following

Notice: **Last Warning**
*DETECTED* Online User Violation
Your Email Account is Suspended For Security Reasons
Account Alert
Important Notification
*WARNING* Your Email Account Will Be Closed
Security measures
Email Account Suspension
Notice of account limitation

The infected mail message body will be one of the following

Once you have completed the form in the attached file , your account records will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

The original message has been included as an attachment.

We regret to inform you that your account has been suspended due to the violation of our site policy, more info is attached.

We attached some important information regarding your account. Please read the attached document and follow it's instructions

                     When the infected attachment is executed, copies itself to Windows System folder as nec.exe file in the background. W32.Mytob.BE modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"WINDOWS SYSTEM"= C:\%SYSTEM%\nec.exe

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
"WINDOWS SYSTEM"= C:\%SYSTEM%\nec.exe

                     W32.Mytob.BE@mm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected mails. It contains backdoor abilities and also tries to connect IRC channels. Mytob worm also tries to terminate security related programs in the infected system.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated W32.Mytob.BE@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.

How to remove this Worm?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove W32/Mytob.BE@mm aka W32.Mydoom.BU@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 to remove viruses from your computer.

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