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January 26, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:16:47 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.StartPage.B is a Trojan horse that changes registry values, altering the Internet Explorer's start page, search page, histories, and it also displays a specified page every time the system starts.

The Trojan is written in Visual Basic Script (VBS).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 28, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Keiichi Ito

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