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VBS.Apulia.G@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 17, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:18:19 PM
Also Known As:
IRC-Worm.Apulia.d [Kaspersky], VBS/Generic@MM [McAfee], VBS/MMW.gen [Frisk], VBS_GENERIC.001 [Trend], VBS/Apulia.D [GeCAD]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Apulia.G@mm is a nondestructive mass-mailing VBScript worm. It spreads using Microsoft Outlook by sending itself as an attachment to emails. The name of the attachment varies but will most likely have a .vbs file extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 19, 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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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