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March 10, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:44:03 AM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Pretender is a Visual Basic (VB) Script that displays a message, which refers to VBS Pretender shown under "Technical Details," at 11 minutes past the hour. VBS.Pretender copies itself to the %System% folder and modifies various registry keys.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 11, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 11, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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