Worm:VBS/Mawanella

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEWorm

Summary

Worm:VBS/VBSWG.Z@mm is an encrypted e-mail worm that displays a text message when executed.Information about the original VBS/Onthefly.A (also known as I-Worm.Lee.o and VBS/VBSWG) is available in the Worm:VBS/Onthefly description.



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Technical Details

Installation

VBSWG.Z worm propagates in e-mail messages with the following characteristics:

  • Subject: Mawanella
  • Body: Mawanella is one of the Sri Lanka's Muslim Village
  • Attachment: Mawanella.vbs

When the attached file is executed, the worm mass mails itself to each recipient in every address book and shows the following messagebox:

Description Created: 2010-08-05 09:26:47.0

Description Last Modified: 2010-08-05 09:38:38.0

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