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|Effects: ||It launches denial of service attacks against web servers.|
|First detected on:||Nov. 21, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||March 16, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mimail.K 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.K launches DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against the following web servers: darkprofits.cc, darkprofits.ws, www.darkprofits.cc and www.darkprofits.ws.
This Mimail variant was proactively detected by Panda Antivirus as W32/Mimail.gen.worm.
Mimail.K 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.