- August 1, 2001
- February 13, 2007 11:46:37 AM
Also Known As:
- Bloodhound VBS worm, VBS.Fool
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Fool.gen@mm is a small Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm. It sends itself by email to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The worm attaches itself as a file with the following extension:
It also creates copies of itself in the root of drive C, and in C:\Windows. This worm has no other payload, and it no longer runs after it mails itself out.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 1, 2001
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version August 1, 2001
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Jimmy Shah