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VBS.Gaggle.C

Discovered:
March 4, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:47 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Gaggle.C is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that attempts to spread through the KaZaA, Grokster, and Morpheus file-sharing networks, and by using ICQ.

VBS.Gaggle.C uses Microsoft Outlook to send an email notification to the hacker.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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