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VBS.Eyemagic@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 21, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:55:18 AM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Eyemagic@mm is a worm that attempts to spread using mIRC (a popular chat client) and Microsoft Outlook. The worm itself is detected as VBS.Eyemagic@mm, and the Script.ini file used to spread via IRC is detected as IRC.Eyemagic.

VBS.Eyemagic@mm is, like many other worms, written in the Visual Basic scripting language. Due to the fact that many worms are written in the Visual Basic scripting language, SARC offers a tool to disable the Windows Scripting Host.

NOTE: Definitions prior to February 21, 2001, will detect this worm as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 21, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 21, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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