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VBS.Keinef

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 14, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:04 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Keinef is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) threat that, depending on the variant, may modify the registry or the Win.ini file. Or, it can copy itself to your computer or to network drives. Additionally, it may attempt to send Windows password files to a pre-defined email address.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 15, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 15, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 15, 2003
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Jason Pan

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