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VBS.Junkmail@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 10, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:30:54 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Junkmail@mm is a generic VBS mass-mailing worm, which copies itself to files on the C drive of the infected computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 10, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 7, 2010 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 10, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 7, 2010 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 15, 2004
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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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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