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VBS.Santa@mm

Discovered:
October 30, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:57:52 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Santa@mm is a mass-mailing worm that replicates as email. It uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to the first 20 contacts in the Outlook Address Book.
The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject: Hy it's me: <sender's name>

Message Body: More in the doc.

Attachment: The script file name.

VBS.Santa@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 30, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 30, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 30, 2002
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