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Alert! W32.Beagle.U@mm Moderate

by Marianna Schmudlach / March 29, 2004 7:39 AM PST

WARNING: W32.Beagle.U@mm
Threat level: Category 3, Moderate (scale of 1-5)

What is W32.Beagle.U@mm and how does it affect me?
As of March 25, 2004, due to an increase in the rate of submissions,
Symantec Security Response has upgraded W32.Beagle.U@mm to a Category
3 from a Category 2.

W32.Beagle.U@mm is a variant of W32.Beagle.T@mm. The worm sends itself as an email with a blank subject and body and a randomly named attachment. It also opens a backdoor on TCP port 4751.The attachment name is a random string of letters with a .exe extension.

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