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VBS.Randa@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 23, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:58:55 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Randa [AVP], VBS/Anjulie.gen@MM [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Randa@mm is a worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to spread. It inserts itself into Visual Basic script files on your system. It also attempts to perform a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against a www.kaspersky.com.

It arrives in an email with the following characteristics:
Subject: Hola, mira esto que te mando, es algo curioso
Attachment: Miradadesdeelco├▒o.jpg.vbs



NOTE: Definitions dated prior to August 23, 2002 will detect this as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 23, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 23, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 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: Kaoru Hayashi

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