1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.FreeNet.A@m


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 23, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:56:01 AM

This VBS worm spreads using mIRC by modifying the Script.ini file to send a .vbs file embedded in a Microsoft .shs file. It also appends itself to files with the extensions .txt, .html, .htm, .log, .asp, or .eml.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 23, 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: Douglas Knowles

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