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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 23, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:58:55 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Randa [AVP], VBS/Anjulie.gen@MM [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

VBS.Randa@mm is a worm that uses Microsoft Outlook to spread. It inserts itself into Visual Basic script files on your system. It also attempts to perform a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against a www.kaspersky.com.

It arrives in an email with the following characteristics:
Subject: Hola, mira esto que te mando, es algo curioso
Attachment: Miradadesdeelco├▒o.jpg.vbs

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to August 23, 2002 will detect this as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 23, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 23, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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