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VBS.Caser@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 20, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:20 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Casechange.A [CA]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Caser@mm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads using Microsoft Outlook and IRC and copies itself across mapped drives. The worm attempts to overwrite several files on your system. The email will have an attachment with a .vbs file extension.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to February 20, 2003 may detect this threat as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 20, 2003
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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