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VBS.Psych.A

Discovered:
August 21, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:59 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Psych.A [F-Prot], I-Worm.Psych [AVP]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Psych.A is a worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to distribute itself. It arrives in an email with no subject but an attachment named Docs.zip.vbs.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 21, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 21, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 21, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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