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Virus:Worm/Mytob.BQ
Date discovered:19/04/2005
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:51.200 Bytes
MD5 checksum:aecb955fa61048f88139917b51929e61
VDF version:6.30.00.115

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Email
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Mytob.BB@mm
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_MYTOB.BW
   •  Sophos: W32/Mytob-BW
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Mytob.BE
   •  VirusBuster: I-Worm.Mytob.BK
   •  Eset: Win32/Mytob.AW
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Worm.Mybot.GC


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Drops a malicious file
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
Description inserted by Irina Boldea on Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Description updated by Irina Boldea on Friday, January 20, 2006

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