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Virus:HTML/Mailer.Gen
Date discovered:14/08/2007
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:No
Engine version:7.04.01.62

 Special detection  HTML/Mailer.Gen

Description:
HTML is not only embedded on web pages but is very often used to design E-Mails. With E-Mail clients being vulnerable to HTML exploits, some malware tries to attach itself to an E-Mail to infect other machines. This behavior in scripts is detected by HTML/Mailer.Gen.

Version history:
The following engine update was released in order to enhance detection:

   •  7.04.01.62   ( 14/08/2007 )

Description inserted by Andrei Gherman on Thursday, August 16, 2007
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Thursday, June 5, 2008

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