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  3. VBS.Alphae@mm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 23, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:00:34 PM
Systems Affected:

VBS.Alphae@mm is a worm that spreads by email, which has the following characteristics:

Subject: One Year Later>WTC
Body: World Trade Center>ScreenSaverMemoirs
Attachments: EuroAlph@.html.scr.vbs

VBS.Alphae@mm drops many malicious files and modifies a system's configuration. This worm also uses mIRC to gain unauthorized access to your computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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