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VBS.Midfin@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 7, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:29:39 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.SMWF.a [Kaspersky]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Midfin@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the email addresses in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It also spreads using MIRC, and it infects all the VBS and VBE files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 8, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 12, 2008 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 8, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 8, 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: High
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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