- April 24, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:08:45 PM
Also Known As:
- I-Worm.Alphae.a.b [Kaspersky], VBS/Surf-A [Sophos]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Alphae.B@mm is a worm that spreads by email, which has the following characteristics:
Subject: YOUR ACCOUNT IS A NIGHTMARE ? <Name>
Body: We keep receiving complaints of blocked addresses that keep coming on and on... Have You Upgraded Your Browser ? Upgrade Now !!!
VBS.Alphae.B@mm modifies the system's configuration and performs annoying actions.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 25, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version April 25, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 2003
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Writeup By: Scott Gettis