WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Mimail.C@mm
Alias : I-Worm/Mimail.C, W32/Mimail-C, W32/Mimail.c@mm,
Virus type : Internet
level : medium
a modified variant of Mimail worm. It
collects e-mail addresses stored in the local hard disk to distribute infected messages. Mimail.C
worm arrives as an
e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name will be "photos.zip".
The infected mail sample is given below.
Subject: Re: our private photos <random characters>
Finally i've found possibility to right u, my lovely girl :)
All our photos which i've made at the beach (even when u're without ur bh:))
photos are great! This evening i'll come and we'll make the best SEX :)
Right now enjoy the photos.
the worm file photos.jpg.exe stored in phots.zip is executed,
it copies itself to netwatch.exe in Windows folder. It
also drops Zip.tmp, exe.tmp in Windows folder.
collects e-mail addresses in the local system and stores it in
a file eml.tmp. After checking the Internet connection,
Mimail.C sends infected messages to all the e-mail addresses
stored in eml.tmp. The worm uses its own SMTP engine to send
modifies registry run section to load automatically on the
next startup. The registry modification is given below.
variant performs denial of service (DoS) attack on darkprofits.com,
darkprofits.net, www.darkprofits.com, and www.darkprofits.net.
The worm contains backdoor abilities and it can be used to
steal the data stored in the infected system. Mimail.C
variant appeared on 31st October 2003.
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