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VBS.Ypsan@mm

Discovered:
November 27, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:22 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Ypsan@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.

When the worm runs, it adds the value

SENNASPY %system%\SENNASPY.VBS

to the registry key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

so that the worm runs when you start Windows.

It also creates the value

SENNASPY

in

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

It then sends itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject: subject
Message Body: body

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 4, 2002
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