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VBS.Phram

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 23, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:06 AM
Type:
Virus

VBS.Phram is a script written in the Visual Basic Scripting language. However, the script has been put into an HTML file, and it spreads as a file named e-Gen.html.

When executed, the virus displays a message in the Web browser. VBS.Phram also contains a macro virus. Norton AntiVirus detects the macro virus as W97M.Phram.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2001
  • 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
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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