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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.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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