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|Effects: ||It launches denial of service attacks against web servers.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 5, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mimail.E is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with a subject that contains the text don't be late! and an attachment called READNOW.ZIP. The attached file contains a file with a double extension called READNOW.DOC.SCR.
Mimail.E launches DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against the following web servers: www.spews.org, www.spamhaus.org, www.spamcop.net, spews.org, spamhaus.org and spamcop.net.
Mimail.E is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an e-mail message with a subject that contains the text don't be late! and an attachment called READNOW.ZIP.