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VBS.Solow.C

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 27, 2007
Updated:
February 28, 2007 5:23:54 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Solow-C [Sophos], VBS/Solow-G [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
3,840 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Solow.C is a worm that attempts to spread through removable storage drives.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 28, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 28, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 28, 2007
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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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Spreads through removable drives.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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