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VBS.Nightflight@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 16, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:10 AM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.VBS.Worm
Type:
Worm

VBS.Nightflight@mm is a polymorphic mass mailing worm written in the Visual Basic Scripting (VBS) language. The worm can email itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. It can also spread by network drives and it contains functionality such as changing the desktop wallpaper, spreading by mIRC, changing the Windows user information, and lowering security settings on the computer.

NOTE: Definitions dated May 16th or earlier will detect this as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 16, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 16, 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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