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VBS.Timofonica

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 6, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:58 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Timofonica, VBS/Timofonica, VBS/Timo-A
Type:
Worm

This is a Visual BASIC Script worm which is currently detected by Norton AntiVirus as VBS.NewLove.A. This detection was confirmed using the May 30 definitions. The worm replicates by mailing itself using Microsoft Outlook.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 7, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 7, 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: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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