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Virus:Worm/Mytob.JR
Date discovered:22/08/2005
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:63.488 Bytes
MD5 checksum:e52de63d997b631fe5d35a4bc3c56e5c
VDF version:6.31.01.154

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Email
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Mytob@mm
   •  Kaspersky: Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.t
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_MYTOB.JV
   •  Sophos: W32/Mytob-Fam
   •  VirusBuster: I-Worm.Mytob.KV
   •  Eset: Win32/Mytob.IY
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Worm.Mytob.ABM


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Drops a malicious file
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
   • Third party control
Description inserted by Irina Boldea on Monday, March 6, 2006
Description updated by Irina Boldea on Monday, June 5, 2006

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