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Risk Level 2: Low

March 29, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:36:03 AM
Also Known As:

VBS.Breberka.A@mm is an encrypted .vbe worm that sends itself as an attachment to all users in all MAPI address books. The message is:

Subject: IQ Test!!!
Message: r u stupid? [Y/N] ;)))
Attachment: Breberka.txt<10 blank spaces>.vbe

It also attempts to connect to fixed and network drives in an effort to replicate.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 3, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 3, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: High
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: SARC Engineer

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