Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Worm
Platform: W32
Aliases: Dumaru.AA, W32.Dumaru.AA@mm


A new variant of the Dumaru worm family has been found in the wild on 25th of January, 2004.


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Technical Details

This variant of the worm is a recompiled version of Dumaru.Z.

Detailed description of Dumaru.Z is available at:



Detection in F-Secure Anti-Virus was published on January 26th, 2004 in update:

Detection Type: PC
Database: 2004-01-26_01

Description Details: Gergely Erdelyi and Katrin Tocheva, 25th of January, 2004
Technical Details:Gergely Erdelyi, 26th of January, 2004


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