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VBS.Rowam.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 18, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:32:02 PM
Also Known As:
VBS.Rowam [Computer Associates, I-Worm.Rowam.b [Kaspersky Lab]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Rowam.A is a Trojan horse program that attempts to delete files on a compromised computer. The Trojan may send email to all addresses in the Windows Address Book, but this is not used as a method of propagation.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 18, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 12, 2008 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 18, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 19, 2005
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: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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