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It ends processes belonging to several security tools, thus leaving the computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware. It spreads via e-mail.
|First detected on:||Feb. 7, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 7, 2005|
Mydoom.AK is a worm that ends processes belonging to several antivirus programs, firewalls and other security tools. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.
Mydoom.AK spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics. Some of the subjects of the e-mail messages it sends refer to Valentine's day:
- Happy day
- Happy Valentine's day
- Valentine's day
- you my love
- your love
Mydoom.AK is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
However, bear in mind that some of the subjects of the e-mail messages it sends refer to Valentine's day.