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VBS.Suconelo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 19, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:36 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Suconelo is an intended mass-mailing worm. The submitted sample does not execute, due to errors in the code.

The purpose of VBS.Suconelo is to:
  • Send itself to the email addresses in the Microsoft Outlook address book
  • Delete the files
  • Modify the configuration settings
  • Display various messages


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 26, 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: Low
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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