Discovered: February 26, 2001
Updated: February 13, 2007 11:37:42 AM
Also Known As: VBS/Cuartel-A, VBS.Nada
Type: Virus


VBS.Vanina is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) Trojan which overwrites files on the computer with a copy of itself. It also sends the file Explorer.exe two email addresses that are registered in Argentina.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 18, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 08, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 18, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 09, 2016 revision 001

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Writeup By: Patrick Nolan