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VBS.Zsyang@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 21, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:13 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Zsyang [KAV], VBS/Zsyang.A@mm [F-Prot]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Zsyang@mm is a Visual Basic Script that mails itself to all contacts in your address list. VBS.Zsyang@mm worm also carries a payload that destroys all data on the computer. VBS.Zsyang@mm arrives in an email message that has the following characteristics:

Subject: WebMaster Report

Message: Your E-mail address is wrong.Please check it.

Attachment: Cry.vbs

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 22, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 22, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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