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VBS.Cepic@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 25, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:08 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Cepic@mm is a simple mass-mailing worm that is written in the Visual Basic Scripting (VBS) language.

NOTE: Definitions dated earlier than November 24, 2002 detect this threat as BloodHound.VBS.3.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 26, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 26, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 27, 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: Neal Hindocha

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