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Risk Level 2: Low

January 31, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:32:44 PM
Also Known As:
VBS.Gormlez.A [Computer Associ, Email-Worm.VBS.Gormlez.a [Kasp, VBS/Gomez@MM [McAfee], VBS/Gormlez-A [Sophos], VBS_GORMLEZ.A [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

VBS.Gormlez@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends a copy of itself to all email addresses in the Windows Address Book and attempts to spread through file-sharing networks. The worm deletes files with a .dll, .vbs, .exe, or .wsh extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 31, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 31, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 31, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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