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JS.Rootlet.A@m

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 8, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:55:32 AM
Type:
Worm

JS.Rootlet.A@m is a JScript worm that replicates through mIRC. It creates several copies of itself in the \Windows\System folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 8, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 8, 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.

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
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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