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  3. VBS.VBSWG2.AA@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

May 15, 2001
February 13, 2007 12:00:22 PM
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Systems Affected:

VBS.VBSWG2.AA@mm is an encrypted VBScript worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all recipients in the Microsoft Outlook address book.
The worm also starts the default Web browser and opens a government Web site.

VBS.VBSWG2.AA@mm is an encrypted variant of VBS.VBSWG2, with a simple encryption loop. It was created with the VBSWG2 worm generator.

Note: Definitions dated before 17th of may 2001 will detect this worm as VBS.VBSWG2.Y@mm

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 15, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 15, 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: Atli Gudmundsson

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