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VBS.Tune.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 29, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:10 AM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Tune.B is a worm written in the Visual Basic Scripting language. It is a variant of VBS.Tune that spreads using Microsoft Outlook, mIRC, Pirch9x, and mapped drives.

This worm creates six copies of itself and modifies System.ini, Win.ini, and the Windows registry.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 3, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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