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VBS.Sinep.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 23, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:58 AM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Sinep.A@mm uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all recipients in your Outlook address book. It also sets itself up to run every time that the computer restarts.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 23, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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