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VBS.Fasa

Discovered:
October 14, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:17 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.Fasan [AVP]
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Fasa is written in Visual Basic Script (VBS) and attempts to spread by copying itself and infecting the Normal.dot template in Microsoft Word. It attempts to launch a Denial of Service attack on a major antivirus vendor

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 15, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 15, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 16, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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