- December 23, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:55:51 AM
Also Known As:
- I-Worm.Sysnom [KAV], VBS/Generic@MM [McAfee]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Sysnom@mm is a worm written in Visual Basic Script. It spreads using Microsoft Outlook. When first run, it also attempts to perform a Denial of Service against a virus writer's website.
The email would have the following characteristics:
Subject: Good News
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 24, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version December 24, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date December 24, 2002
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Writeup By: Maryl Magee