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VBS.Naughtypic

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 5, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:48 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Naughtypic is a polymorphic Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that attempts to copy itself as the following files:
  • C:\Program Files\KaZaA Lite\My Shared Folder\Avril.jpg.vbs
  • C:\Program Files\KaZaA Lite\My Shared Folder\Norton's 2003 Crack Gen.exe.vbs
  • C:\Windows\System32\MScript32.vbs

VBS.Naughtypic also creates the files, C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Naughty.jpg.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles
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