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



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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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