Email-Worm:W32/MyDoom.AI

Classification

Malware

Email-Worm

W32

MyDoom.AI, I-Worm.Mydoom.AE

Summary

A new variant of MyDoom worm was found on January 15th, 2005.

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Technical Details

This variant sends variable emails with EXE/SCR/PIF/ZIP attachments. Some mails contain sexually explicit images and claim that the attachment contains passwords for adult websites.

The body text of infected emails varies...for example:

  • The message contains Unicode characters and has been sent as a binary attachment.
  • Mail transaction failed. Partial message is available.
  • The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as a binary attachment

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