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VBS.Friendmess.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 8, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:29 AM
Also Known As:
FRIEND_MESSAGE
Type:
Worm

The VBS.Friendmess.A script-worm is based on VBS.LoveLetter.A. It does not use IRC, and it has a different payload: it deletes files using Autoexec.bat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 8, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 8, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Raul Elnitiarta

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