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VBS.Gascript

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 16, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:03 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

VBS.Gascript is a simple Trojan that displays a message in Notepad and changes the Internet Explorer home page.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2002
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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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