- October 16, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:46:16 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Legion@mm is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that uses Microsoft Outlook MAPI to send itself to first 8,000 contacts in the Outlook Address Book. It also attempts to spread through the KaZaA file-sharing network. It deletes some antivirus product files when it is executed. The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: Legion Game
NOTE: Definitions dated before October 17, 2002, detect this threat as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 17, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version October 17, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2002
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Writeup By: Yana Liu