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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 2, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:01:53 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Purify@mm is a mass-mailing worm written in Microsoft Visual Basic Script. It sends itself as an attachment to all the addresses in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Something givin' has no value
Attachment: Purify.vbs

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 3, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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