VBS.Sorry.A is a Visual Basic Script worm that copies itself to several folders on a computer hard drive and on network drives. The worm also drops an mIRC configuration file that searches for computers infected with the SubSeven Trojan. It then copies itself and executes on computers that it finds are infected with the SubSeven Trojan.
This worm was previously named VBS.Fonts.A
Configure Windows for maximum protection
This virus spreads by using shared folders on networked computers. To ensure that the virus does not reinfect the computer after it has been removed, Symantec suggests sharing with read-only access or using password protection. For instructions on how to do this, see your Windows documentation or the document How to configure shared Windows folders for maximum network protection
Block scripts from running
- If you are using Norton AntiVirus 2001, a free program update that includes Script Blocking is available. Please run LiveUpdate to obtain this.
- For other versions of Norton AntiVirus, SARC offers a tool to disable the Windows Scripting Host.
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