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VBS.Tuna

Discovered:
January 20, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:21 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Tuna is a Visual Basic add-in script that attempts to spread using Microsoft Office. If the date is November 19th, VBS.Tuna displays a message with a poem, and if it is run before noon, it displays a second message with references to tuna.

The virus writer intended that VBS.Tuna run as a stand-alone module. It has not been reported in the wild.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 21, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 21, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 22, 2003
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Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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