Threat Description

Mimail

Details

Aliases:Mimail, WORM_MIMAIL, W32.MIMAIL, W32/Mimail@mm
Category:Malware
Type:Email-Worm
Platform:W32

Summary



Mimail is a family of simple mass-mailing worms which send various messages with infected EXE or ZIP attachments.

Some of the variants contain payloads such as stealing credit card information or Distributed Denial-of-Service attack against certain website.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Detailed descriptions of Mimail variants are available in separate documents:

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_c.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_d.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_e.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_f.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_g.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_h.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_i.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_j.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_l.shtml

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mimail_m.shtml






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