VBSWG.AQ

Classification

Malware

Virus

W32

VBSWG.AQ, Shakira

Summary

On June 7th, 2002 VBSWG.AQ virus increased its spreading.

VBSWG.AQ also known as Shakira is a Visual Basic Script worm generated with VBSWG virus kit.

VBSWG.AQ is written to spread via mIRC and via email using Outlook Application.

Removal

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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Technical Details

The worm sends email messages with the following contents:

Subject: Shakira's Pictures Body:
 Hi : 	i have sent the photos via attachment 	have funn...

Attachment: ShakiraPics.jpg.vbs
 

VBSWG.AQ searches for files with extensions .vbs and .vbe and infects them. The worm also shows the following message box:

F-Secure Anti-Virus has a generic detection that detects this worm and all VBSWG kit created viruses. This generic detection is included in F-Secure Anti-Virus since the beginning of February, 2001.

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