Mimail

Threat description

Details

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

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Technical Details

Detailed descriptions of Mimail variants are available in separate documents:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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






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