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W32.Mydoom.B Worm Infection

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W32.Mydoom.B Worm Infection

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/28/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Evidence of infection with the W32.Mydoom.B email worm has been found on the system. This worm spreads by automatically mailing copies of itself to other users. The worm creates a backdoor that allows any hacker to have complete remote control of the system, and also launches a distributed denial-of-service attack on the websites www.sco.com and www.microsoft.com.

Solution(s)

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