MyDoom.T

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEEmail-Worm

Summary

Another new variant of MyDoom worm - Mydoom.T, was found on September 3rd, 2004. This worm variant is similar to previous ones. It spreads in e-mails with different subject and body texts, to Kazaa P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing network and also drops a backdoor component that listens on port 5422. Additionally the worm can perform a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack against Microsoft's website.



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