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|Effects: ||It displays a form that attempts to trick the user into giving confidential information.|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 26, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mimail.Q is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics.
Mimail.Q displays a form that passes itself off as a Microsoft form for renewing Windows licenses. It attempts to trick the user into giving confidential information, such as credit card number, personal identification number (PIN), etc. The collected information will then be sent to an e-mail address.
Mimail.Q is easy to recognize, as it displays the following message on screen when it is run:
Mimail.Q also displays the following form on screen, in order to trick the user into giving confidential information: