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VBS.Reset

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 5, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:41 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

VBS.Reset is a simple Visual Basic Script (VBS) Trojan. It modifies the system by turning on user prompting for the running of ActiveX controls and resetting virus protection in Microsoft Word.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • 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: Brian Ewell

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