- May 17, 2001
- February 13, 2007 11:46:07 AM
Also Known As:
- VBS.VBSWG-based [Kaspersky], VBS/SST@MM [McAfee], VBS.VBSWG.Z [Computer Associat, VBS_VBSWG.Z [Trend], VBS/VBSWG-Z [Sophos]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.VBSWG2.Z@mm is an encrypted VBScript worm that sends itself to all recipients in your Microsoft Outlook address book. It arrives as the attachment Mawanella.vbs.
If you are using Norton AntiVirus 2001, and have downloaded and enabled Script Blocking, you are protected from this and similar worms that rely on scripts to run.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2001
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2001
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 17, 2001
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Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco