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VBS.Jean.A@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 24, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:09 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Jean@MM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Jean.A@mm is a worm that spreads via Microsoft Outlook. The worm spreads to the first 50 addresses of every address list and sends an email in German.

The text of the email is as follows:
    Guten Tag,
    es ist bald Weihnachten.
    Und wie sieht's aus mit schönen Geschenken ?
    Hierzu ein Tip vom Weihnachtsmann:
    Unter www.leos-jeans.de gibt es die besten Geschenke im Web !
    Das bedeutet absolut stressfreies Einkaufen, schnelle und unkomplizierte Lieferung, riesige Auswahl.
    Also nichts wie hin, und Frohe Weihnachten.

Translated to English, the message reads:
    Good day,
    it is almost Christmas.
    And what's happening with nice gifts ?
    Here is a hint from Santa Claus:
    At www.leos-jeans.de you can find the best gifts on the Web!
    That means buying absolutely stressfree, fast and easy delivery, wide variety of items to choose from.
    Alrighty then, let's go for it, and Merry Christmas.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 25, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 25, 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
Writeup By: Andre Post

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