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VBS.Shania

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 2, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:16:58 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.VBS.Shania [Kaspersky, VBS/Pica.worm.gen [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Shania is a backdoor Trojan horse that allows a hacker to control your computer using TCP port 2414. The existence of the file shania.vbs is an indication of a possible infection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 2, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 2, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 4, 2004
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: Low
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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