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  3. VBS.Pet_Tick.A@mm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 25, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:56:36 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Ketip.A@mm, VBS.Ketip.B@mm

VBS.Pet_Tick.A@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm. It arrives as an HTML email message. Like many other worms, it uses Microsoft Outlook and IRC clients to spread. The script attempts to send information that is stolen from infected computers to some email addresses.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 25, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 25, 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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