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VBS.VBSWG.D@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 12, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:25 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Lee.b, VBS/Pica.worm.gen, VBS.Lee@mm
Type:
Worm

VBS.VBSWG.D@mm is a simple worm that copies itself to the hard disk as C:\Windows\System32\Independance Day.vbs. It then sends this file to all contacts that are in your Microsoft Outlook address book.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 12, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 12, 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: High
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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