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VBS.Svinta.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 7, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:29 AM
Type:
Virus

VBS.Svinta.A is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) in an HTML file. If an infected HTML file is opened, the Autoexec.bat file is modified, and HTML files that are in specific folders are infected.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 7, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 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: Kaoru Hayashi

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