- February 5, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:59:51 AM
Also Known As:
- VBS/Waterworks.worm [McAfee], VBS_EVION.A [Trend], VBS.Evion [KAV]
- Windows 2000, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Waterworks.Worm is a Visual Basic Script worm that spreads on all the local and mapped drives. It overwrites .vbs and .html files. VBS.Waterworks.Worm can also spread using mIRC. This worm will display one of 3 messageboxes if the system date is October 15, November 23 or December 25.
The worm was most likely created in Germany.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 6, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version February 6, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 2003
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Writeup By: Jari Kytojoki