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|Alias:||W32.Mimail.R@mm, W32/Mimail-S, W32/Mimail.s@MM, W32/Mimail.Q@mm, W32/Mimail.R.worm|
It attempts to trick the user into giving the credit card number and personal identification number.
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 29, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Mimail.S is a worm that spreads via email in a message with variable characteristics.
Mimail.S displays a dialog box that passes itself off as a form for renewing Windows licenses. By doing this, it attempts to trick the user into giving confidential information, such as credit card number and personal identification number (PIN).
Mimail.S collects this information in a file, and sends it via email to its author.
Mimail.S is easy to recognize, as it displays the following form on screen:
Mimail.S checks if the credit card number has the appropriate number of digits. If not, it displays the following message on screen: