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VBS.Staple.B@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 15, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:31 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.HStuff.A@mm
Type:
Worm

VBS.Staple.B@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that spreads using Microsoft Outlook. It displays a political message and uses Microsoft Internet Explorer to connect to specific Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 15, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 15, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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