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VBS.Moon@mm

Discovered:
April 13, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:06 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Nemite, Exploit.Applet.ActiveXComponen
Type:
Worm


VBS.Moon@mm is a VBScript threat which is similar to VBS.Loding.A@mm; it makes use of JS.Exception.Exploit to run its instructions to distribute itself to others using Microsoft Outlook and mIRC. The propagation is a link to a Web site, which downloads the mass-mailing script and executes it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 15, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 15, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 17, 2002
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Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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