[24hoursupport] My Doom.B information

  • From: "Mike" <mikebike@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 19:05:42 -0800


Virus ALLERT My Doom.b
The new version contains minimal technical innovations.
Mydoom.b also spreads via email and the KaZaA file-sharing network. 
The email contains a different set of text strings in the body.
The carrier file is about 28 KB in size and contains the text string:
(sync-1.01; andy; I'm just doing my job, nothing personal, sorry)

Mydoom.b is scheduled to launch a DoS attack between 
February 1 and February 12 2004 on two web sites:
www.sco.com and www.microsoft.com.

Moreover, the worm modifies the operating system to prevent users 
from reaching many anti-virus vendors' sites, security-related news 
sites and various sections of the Microsoft site, as well as downloading
data from banner networks.

See also; 
My page; http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/MyDoom-B%20worm.html 

Computer Associates; 
US CERT Technical Alert TA04-028A; 

Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new.
Editor MikesWhatsNews see a sample on my web page
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