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VBS.Apmas

Discovered:
May 29, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:57:02 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Frigos
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Apmas is an encrypted Visual Basic Script that appends itself to the .html, .htt, .htm files. There have been no reports of this virus in the wild.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 4, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee
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