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VBS.Chick@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 19, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:30 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/BritneyPic@MM, VBS_BRITNEYPIC.A, VBS/Britney-A, VBS/Chick@M
Type:
Worm

VBS.Chick@mm is a mass-mailing threat created in compiled HTML format (.chm). Its icon is similar to the following:


This script uses Microsoft Outlook to distribute a copy of itself to others.

NOTE: Virus defintions dated prior to March 26, 2002 detect this as VBS.Breetnee@mm.

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
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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