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VBS.Inker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 24, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:41:08 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Inker is a VBS script worm that attempts to perform malicious acts, including attempts at a mass-mailing.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 25, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 25, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 29, 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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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