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New variant of Mimail worm detected

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New variant of Mimail worm detected

New variant of Mimail worm detected

MessageLabs, the email security company, has intercepted a number of copies of the latest in a long line of Mimail variants during 3rd and 4th December.

Name: W32/Mimail.M-mm
Number of copies intercepted so far: 1127
Time & Date first Captured: 3rd Dec 2003, 21.31 GMT
Origin of first intercepted copy: USA

Mimail.M is a self propogating mass-mailer, and attempts to forward itself to email addresses harvested from the infected machine.

Attached file: wendy.zip