1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Noped.A@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

May 22, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:46:40 AM

VBS.Noped.A@mm is an encrypted mass-mailing worm. It opens Notepad and displays a text file. It also changes the home page in Internet Explorer and searches all hard drives and mapped drives for specific .jpg or .jpeg file names. If found, the worm sends a message to one random recipient from a list of government agencies.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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