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VBS.Illen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:35 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse, Worm, Virus

VBS.Illen combines features of both a virus and a worm, and acts as a trojan dropper. The Windows Scripting Host (WSH) is required for this virus to replicate. WSH is packaged with Windows98 and Internet Explorer 5, or can be downloaded from Microsoft's web site and installed in Windows95.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 18, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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