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VBS.Sealug@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 1, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:19 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Sealug@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in VBScript. It sends itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The subject of the email is "En Sevdigin" and the attachment is En_Sevdigin.vbs.

The worm also changes the Internet Explorer home page to http:/ /www.1agustos.com

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 2, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 7, 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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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