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VBS.Noon

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 31, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:57:16 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Noon
Type:
Worm

This is a typical VBS worm that uses Microsoft Outlook MAPI to mail itself out to all contacts in the email address book. One notable difference though lies in how this worm reacts to different mailer programs installed on the computer.

NOTE: The first sample of this worm the Symantec AntiVirus Research Center (SARC) received contained a bug that prevented it from replicating on any computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 31, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 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: Atli Gudmundsson

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