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VBS.Fireburn.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:48 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Fireburn.worm, I-Worm.FireBurn
Type:
Worm

This .VBS worm uses Outlook and mIRC to propagate. It drops the rundll32.vbs file in the Windows folder. If mIRC is installed, it drops the Script.ini file in the mIRC program directory. On June 20th, the worm displays a message and disables the mouse and the keyboard.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 30, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 30, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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

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