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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
, via email.
|First detected on:||Jan. 2, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 2, 2007|
|Country of origin:||MEXICO|
Mapson.E is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Mapson.E uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.