Published Aug 27, 2004|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: W32/Netsky.p@MM (McAfee) W32.Netsky.P@mm (Symantec) WORM_NETSKY.P (Trend Micro) W32/Netsky-P (Sophos)

Win32/Netsky.P@mm is a mass-mailing worm that targets computers running certain versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm sends itself to e-mail addresses that it finds on the infected computer. The worm is activated when a user opens an e-mail attachment that contains the worm. The worm also exploits a vulnerability that is fixed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-020.


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