Vulnerability: New email worm, W32.Badtrans.B@mm

Symantec has discovered a new worm called W32.Badtrans.B@mm which spreads via email. It doesn't rely on any particular email program to spread itself, and may appear as one of several different file names. It also drops a backdoor trojan that logs keystrokes.

To prevent infection from W32.Badtrans.B@mm, Symantec advise corporate email filtering systems should block all email that have attachments with the extensions .scr and .pif.

More information on the worm can be found at

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

More about MicrosoftSymantec

Show Comments