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Summary of VBS/VBSWG_AQ
Discovered: 5 Jun 2002
Infection Method:via mIRC and infected e-mail messages with Outlook
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Brief Description
VBSWG.AQ also known as Shakira is a Visual Basic Script worm generated with VBSWG virus kit.

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

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 a message box displaying the text:

You have been infected by ths ShakiraPics Worm

[Analysis: Katrin Tocheva, F-Secure; June 5th, 2002]

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