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VBS.Autill

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 10, 2008
Updated:
March 10, 2008 4:55:47 PM
Also Known As:
VBS/Anur.A [Computer Associates]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
1,688 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
VBS.Autill is a worm that spreads by copying itself to all drives on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 10, 2008 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 10, 2008 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2008
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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: Medium
  • Deletes Files: Delete all files containing a .VBS extension.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Copies itself to all drives of the compromised computer.
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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