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VBS.Chick.H@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 6, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:02 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Brit.h [AVP], VBS/Chick.h@M [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


VBS.Chick.H@mm is a minor variant of VBS.Chick@mm. This script uses Microsoft Outlook to distribute itself via email. The email would arrive with the subject "RE: Jeniffer Lopez" and an attachment of "Jennifer.chm".

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 7, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 7, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 9, 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: Jari Kytojoki

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