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VBS.Likun@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 30, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:22 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

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

Subject: New Tool !

Message Body: This tool can speed up your PC up to 15% !

Attachment: (The file name of the script.)

VBS.Likun@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm.

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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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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.

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