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    Another - Heads Up.. W32.Heovin@mm

    Found this this morning.. http://securityresponse.symantec.com...heovin@mm.html
    just another... for those who need the info..


    W32.Heovin@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all contacts in Windows Address Book. It attempts to send a copy of itself to other mIRC users. It also has backdoor capabilities that allows a hacker to remotely control an infected computer. The email message has the following characteristics:

    The subject line is one of the following,
    Subject: Flash funny pic
    Subject: Check This update
    Message: Check dis out!
    Attachment: Funnyflush.pif

    This threat is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

    NOTE: Definitions dated earlier than December 9, 2002, may detect this threat as Bloodhound.W32.VBWORM.

    Type: Worm
    Infection Length: 118,784 bytes
    Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Systems Not Affected: Macintosh, OS/2, Unix, Linux
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    fun fun fun...

    thanx for the post and notification.
    Always look behind you.

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