- September 29, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:08:13 PM
- Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
VBS.Bentex.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself as an attachment to all the email addresses in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.
The email message will have the following characteristics:
Subject: Your FBI Records
Attachments: <script name>.vbs
The worm attempts to copy itself to the local host.
The worm displays an input box for a password, and then executes the rest of its code only when "texg" is entered.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 30, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version September 30, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
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Writeup By: Kevin Ha