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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 26, 2001
February 13, 2007 12:00:05 PM
Also Known As:
VBS.Ketip.B@mm I-Worm.SSIWG.e

VBS.Pet_Tick.B@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm. It arrives as the attachment Judge.TXT.vbs. Like many other worms, it uses Microsoft Outlook to spread. The script attempts to connect to a FTP server and download a program which might be malicious.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 26, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 26, 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 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: Low
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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