- May 15, 2001
- February 13, 2007 12:00:22 PM
Also Known As:
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
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
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Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson