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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 17, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:53:45 AM

VBS.XPMsg@mm is a simple Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that sends email to all contacts in your Microsoft Outlook address book. It searches for all files that have extensions that begin with .ht; for example, .html, .hta, and .htm. It then copies itself to those files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 17, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 17, 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: Douglas Knowles

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