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VBS.Gorum.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 23, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:21 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Gorum.gen@MM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Gorum.A@mm is an encoded Visual Basic Script (VBE) worm. It arrives as the attachment STU-CMH.txt.vbe. Like many other worms, it uses Microsoft Outlook to spread. The worm deletes multiple files and folders from drives C through F.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 23, 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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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