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VBS.Zsyang.B@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 19, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:16:18 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Zsyang [Kaspersky]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Zsyang.B@mm is a Visual Basic Script worm that mails itself to the first contact in each address list in Microsoft Outlook address book. The worm also carries a payload that attempts to delete the Registry Editor.

The worm arrives in an email message that has the following characteristics:

Subject: lover
Message: i love you
Attachment: lover.vbe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 19, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 19, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 21, 2004
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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