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|Alias:||W32/Mimail.c@MM, I-Worm.WatchNet, W32/Bics@MM|
|Effects: ||It launches denial of service attacks against web servers.|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 19, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mimail.C is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with a subject that contains the text Re: our private photos and an attachment called PHOTOS.ZIP. The attached file contains a file with a double extension called PHOTOS.JPG.EXE.
Mimail.C launches DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against web servers.
Mimail.C is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an e-mail message with a subject that contains the text Re: our private photos and an attachment called PHOTOS.ZIP.