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VBS.Nuasies.Worm

Discovered:
September 25, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:07:41 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Nuasies.Worm is a mass-mailing worm that overwrites Microsoft Visual Basic Script files. The worm attempts to spread using Microsoft Outlook, sending itself to all the contacts in the Outlook address book and the KaZaA file-sharing network.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: NEUMONIA ASIATICA EN ESPAÑA!
Attachment: NEUMONIA-ASIATICA-EN-ESPAÑA.JPG.vbs


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 26, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 26, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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