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VBS.K-Osb@mm

Discovered:
December 23, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:46 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.K-Osb@mm is a mass mailing worm written in Visual Basic Script that spreads using Microsoft Outlook. It mails itself to everyone in the address book of the infected computer.

The email is always:

Subject: Check Out This Cool Screensaver
Attachment: KellyOsbourne.com.gz

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 24, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 24, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 24, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee
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