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1/12: Buchon-C a Mass-Mailing Worm
January 12, 2005
W32/Buchon.c@MM is a mass-mailing worm. It bears the following characteristics:
contains its own SMTP engine to construct outgoing messages
harvests target email addresses from the victim machine
spoofs the From: address
drops a trojan (keylogging and proxy) to the victim machine
The worm harvests target email addresses from files on the victim machine with the following extensions:
Outgoing messagees are constructed as follows:
Subject: Mail Delivery failure - (insert target email address)
More information can be found at McAfee page.
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