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VBS.Cute.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 2, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:28 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

VBS.Cute.A is a Trojan horse written in Visual Basic Script (VBS). When you receive it, it appears to be hard disk drive benchmark software named Cutie. If the Trojan horse is executed, it overwrites all .exe, .com, and .dll files on your system.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 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: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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