|Place of Origin||Brisbane, Australia|
Nail arrives in an email with one of four possible subject lines and message bodies:
- "Good Times"
- "New information on this apparent hoax…"
- "New Developments"
- "I thought you should know about this recent development…"
- "WWIII !"
- "Check out CNN.Com or read this"
- "Market share tipoff…"
- "Please don&squott share this information with anyone"
The attachment is named "DOC1.DOC".
Nail checks the address book and sends a copy of itself to every email address it finds. It uses a random number to choose which subject line and message body of the email. It also sends an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, presumably an address belonging to 1nternal.
McAfee Antivirus, W97M/Nail.a. 1999.03.23
F-Secure Antivirus, Nail.