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VBS.Emin.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:07 AM
Type:
Worm

VBS.Emin.A@mm is a worm that creates a randomly named script file in a random folder, emails itself and a .doc file from the computer to all the addresses in the Microsoft Outlook address book, and then restarts the computer. The script file that it created then attempts to delete all files on drive C.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 27, 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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Dave Adamczyk

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