- August 7, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:53:24 AM
Also Known As:
- VBA_NEIBER.A [Trend]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Neiber.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all addresses in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.
The subject of the email is: Attention virus
There is no attachment. The worm is contained within the HTML body of the email message.
The worm overwrites all .vbs, and .vbe files with itself and attempts to crash the computer by continuously opening instances of Notepad.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 8, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 14, 2002
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles