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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

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