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VBS.Prepend

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 10, 1998
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:38 AM
Also Known As:
HTML.Internal
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

The VBS.Prepend virus is a Windows script virus that replicates by appending the Visual Basic Script to other HTML files.


Note: Virus definitions dated prior to February 12, 2004 detect this threat as HTML.Prepend.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 1998
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 1998
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 1998
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
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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