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VBS.Trojan.Noob

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 16, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:17 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

VBS.Trojan.Noob uses animation to disguise its actions. Once executed, this Trojan searches for mIRC, and if found, it will attempt to modify mIRC settings to allow unauthorized access to the infected computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 16, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 16, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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: Douglas Knowles

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