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Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 8, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:52:45 AM

VBS.MXBot@mm is a worm that emails itself to all addresses in the Microsoft Outlook address book.

VBS.MXBot@mm, like many other worms, is written in the Visual Basic Scripting language.
  • If you are using Norton AntiVirus 2001, a free program update is available that includes Script Blocking. Please run LiveUpdate to obtain this.
  • For other versions of Norton AntiVirus, SARC offers a tool to disable the Windows Scripting Host.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 9, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 9, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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