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Risk Level 2: Low

June 17, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:40:42 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Ypsan.G@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to email addresses gathered from the Windows Address Book and also spreads through file-sharing networks. The worm deletes several files, folders, and registry entries, and attempts to shut down the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 17, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 17, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 22, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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