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Overview

Threat Risk LOW LOW
Destructivity MEDIUM MEDIUM
Payload Deletes files
Detection files published 18 Mar 2001 03:00:00
Description created 25 Apr 2002 07:54:00
Description updated 25 Apr 2002 07:54:00
Malware type WORM
Alias
Spreading mechanism EMAIL
IRC
Summary None

VBS/Placid.A@mm

Spreading

The subject is randomly chosen from a set of six different strings:


"Event Information"
"Joke of the day"
"Staff memo"
"n/a"
"Important information"
"Security alert!!!"



Payload Details

The worm will insert a statement into the AUTOEXEC.BAT file to delete all files on the C: drive on next bootup.


Analysis

n/a

Removal

n/a


Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:11