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VBS.Notup.A@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 15, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:12:10 PM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.VBS.Worm, I-Worm.WCGen [Kaspersky], VBS/Pica.worm.gen [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Notup.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the recipients in the Outlook Address Book.

The email message has the following characteristics:
  • Subject: Symantec notification
  • Message: We send you the latest updates for most protection of your system.
  • Attachment: SymantecUpdates.vbs


Note: Definitions prior to October 16, 2003 will detect this threat as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 16, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 16, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: High
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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