Email-Worm.Win32.Abotus

Class Email-Worm
Platform Win32
Description

Technical Details

This is the worm virus spreading via the Internet being attached to infected emails. The worm itself is Windows PE EXE file about 18Kb of length, written in Delphi.

The infected messages have:

Subject: About us
Body: I have included a program which illustrates my opinion about things you wrote me few days ago
Attach: may be different

The worm activates from infected email only in case a user clicks on attached file.

The worm does not installs itself to the system and is not activated anymore (except cases when user clicks on attached email again).

To send infected messages the worm uses Windows MAPI functions and “answers” messages from Email boxes.

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