W32.Dumaru.Z@mm Virus

January 25, 2004

W32.Dumaru.Z@mm is a multi-threaded, mass-mailing worm that downloads and runs a file, runs a keylogger, and attempts to steal personal information. This worm is similar to the W32.Dumaru.Y@mm worm.

Removal

Symantec has released a removal tool for this virus:
Removal Tool
Removal Tool Instructions

Manual removal Instructions are also available from Symantec at: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.dumaru.z@mm.html.

If your computer is still having problems after following the instructions, you will need to format your computer and reinstall your operating system and applications.