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VBS.CoolNote

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:10 AM
Type:
Worm

This is a Visual Basic Script worm which is similar to VBS.LoveLetter. This worm does not carry a destructive payload. The worm replicates by mailing itself using MS Outlook or by sending itself through mIRC.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 1, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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