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VBS.Startpage.C

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 25, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:23:15 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

VBS.Startpage.C is a Trojan horse that alters the Microsoft Internet Explorer home page. The Trojan arrives as a file with the .vbs extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 26, 2004
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: John Park

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