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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 23, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:23:19 PM
Also Known As:
VBS.Neves [Kaspersky], VBS.Pookins [McAfee]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Nevesc is a VBS threat that spreads using mIRC. It contains a component that overwrites VBS and VBE files. It can also damage Windows 95/98/Me systems by making changes to the registry.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 24, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 24, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 26, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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