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VBS.Solow.G

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 13, 2008
Updated:
June 13, 2008 2:04:08 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
VBS.Solow.G is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable drives.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 13, 2008 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 13, 2008 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 15, 2011 revision 035
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 18, 2008
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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: Kevin Savage

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