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Worm-Email.abotus Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 1/19/2008 1:21:03 AM
Threat Analysed On: 1/19/2008 6:21:03 AM
Threat Updated On: 1/28/2011 11:38:07 AM
Type : Worm-Email
Symptoms of abotus
  • Spreads through the opening of infected e-mail attachments.
  • Sends a copy of itself to all the contacts of the user’s address book.
  • Sometimes has dire results like affecting the hard disk and threat to privacy.
Alias : email-worm.win32.abotus
Md5 Hash : [fe02a495c97e0e5e2fa538a87516f43c]
File Size : (18432 bytes)

Technical Details

Here are the Technical findings of our analysis team after analyzing this malware in detail :-

Creates the following infected Files on user's System
Delete the following Files to remove Infection
File: [randomname].exe
Path : %workingdir%

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4ccea08dcfef7bc062012257807224a7 ( 21586 bytes)
fe02a495c97e0e5e2fa538a87516f43c ( 18432 bytes)
Creates the following child process(s) on execution:

%windir%\system32\dwwin.exe -x -s 1704


Creates the Following MUTEX(s) on user's System:-
msident logon


1. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.

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