Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:01 Mar 2013 16:28:46 (GMT)
Type: Visual Basic Script worm Last Updated:01 Mar 2013 16:28:46 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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VBS/VBSWG-Z is an email-aware worm. The worm copies itself to a file called Mawanella.vbs in the Windows System directory. It then forwards itself via email to every contact in the Microsoft Outlook address book with the following characteristics:

Subject: Mawanella
Body text:Mawanella is one of the Sri Lanka's Muslim Village
Attached file: Mawanella.vbs

The worm displays a message box saying "Please Forward this to everyone".

Message box: 'Please Forward this to everyone'

It then displays a window showing a burning house with the text:
"Mawanella is one of the Sri Lanka's Muslim Village.
This brutal incident happened here 2 Muslim Mosques & 100 Shops are burnt.
I hat this incident, What about you? I can destroy your computer
I didn't do that because I am a peace-loving citizen."

Window with burning house picture and text