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Aliases: Monopoly, Monopoly.worm
VBS/Monopoly.A is a VBScript encrypted worm that infects Windows 95/98/2000. The worm distributes itself as an e-mail attachment.
The e-mail subject is listed as "Bill Gates Joke"
The e-mail body contains the text "Bill Gates is guilty of
When this script attachment is run on a system that supports Windows Scripting host (installed by default in Windows 98/2000) and VBScript 5.x, the worm will drop the files MONOPOLY.JPG, MONOPOLY.WSH and MONOPOLY.VBE (which checks the registry for existing infection).
If there is no existing infection, it creates a registry key:
VBS/Monopoly.A then searches the Outlook 98/2000 address book, creates a list of recipients, (who are BCC-ed and do not appear in the "To" or "CC" fields), and mails itself to those recipients. Recipient system information is then e-mailed separately to four locations.
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