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VBS.Mazgubage

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 6, 2011
Updated:
November 6, 2011 4:31:49 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
6,201 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
VBS.Mazgubage is a Trojan horse that overwrites a number of file types including .dll, .exe, .doc, and .htm files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 6, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 6, 2011 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 6, 2011 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 9, 2011
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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
  • Payload: May replace file contents with junk text.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Beannie Cai

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