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VBS.DWorld.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 17, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:00 AM
Type:
Worm, Virus

VBS.DWorld.A is a Visual Basic Script worm. The worm attaches itself to an email message and is sent to everyone in the address book. The worm also uses mIRC to spread.

The payload is a displayed message; the mouse and keyboard are disabled on the 1st and 27th of every month.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 18, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 18, 2001
  • 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: Medium
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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