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VBS.Reaper

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 5, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:01 AM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Reaper is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that spreads using mIRC. It arrives as the file Christina_aguilera_nude!.vbs. The script prompts you for your mIRC user name and password, and sends this information to the creator of the worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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