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VBS.Boost@mm

Discovered:
March 21, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:45 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Boost@mm is an intended mass-mailing worm written in Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) Script that uses Microsoft Outlook to spread. There have been no reports of this worm in the wild.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 26, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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