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  3. VBS.Alcaul@mm


April 9, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:57:30 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Alcaul.o, BAT/Alcaul.o*

VBS.Alcaul@mm is a mass-mailing worm that contains a batch (.bat) file and VBScript (.vbs). If the worm is executed, it drops a .vbs file into C:\Recycled. It uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to all addresses in the Outlook address book.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 9, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 9, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 10, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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