- June 4, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:02:02 PM
Also Known As:
- VBS.Zuoning [KAV], VBS/Trads [McAfee]
- Trojan Horse, Worm
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Zuoning@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that attempts to mail itself to every contact in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. The destructive payload is a command to reformat every disk the worm finds when the system is rebooted.
The only known variant does not attach itself to the email it sends, due to a bug. The subject line of the email is "RE : my passwd !please check".
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 5, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
Initial Daily Certified version June 5, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon