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VBS.Numgame@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 15, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:38:17 AM
Also Known As:
GuessGame, VBS_NUMGAME.A
Type:
Trojan Horse, Virus

VBS.Numgame@mm is a VBScript threat that may arrive by email from a known contact. It contains the following information:

Subject: Are you <contact name> my valentine?
Message: Hi <contact name> my valentine, remember me? I ain't seen you in ages! Anyway, check-out and play the attached guess-the-number-game to guess who I am. See you soon, bye-bye!"
Attachment: GuessGame.html (or GuessGame.vbe)

This script contains instructions to modify system settings and delete files. It may also modify the system date to "04-08-1981".

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2002
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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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