Threat Description

Email-Worm:​W32/Mimail

Details

Aliases: Email-Worm:​W32/Mimail, Email-Worm:​W32/Mimail
Category: Malware
Type: Email-Worm
Platform: W32

Summary



This type of worm is embedded in an e-mail attachment, and spreads using the infected computer's e-mailing networks.



Removal



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Technical Details



Variants in the Worm:W32/Mimail family are worms that propagate in e-mail messages. The worm code itself is hidden in infected EXE or ZIP attachments. Some Mimail variants include a payload, which may involve stealing credit card information or conducting Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks against pre-determined websites.For representative examples of Mimail variants, please see the descriptions below:






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