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VBS.Omsee.gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 26, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:05:50 PM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


VBS.Omsee.gen is the Visual Basic Script (VBS) component of a virus that infects Microsoft Word documents. Infected documents may be detected as a variant of W97M.Omsee.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 27, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 27, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 27, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
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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: Heather Shannon

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