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VBS.Network

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 10, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:56 AM
Also Known As:
Network.VBS, VBS/Netlog.Worm
Type:
Worm

This VBS worm does little but replicate. It attempts to copy itself across a network by first locating shared network drives, and then mapping them to a local drive letter.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 11, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 11, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • 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: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: High
  • Threat Containment: Difficult
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Andy Cianciotto

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