VBS.Maghelp

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Discovered: June 13, 2002
Updated: February 13, 2007 11:58:37 AM
Type: Trojan Horse
Systems Affected: Windows


VBS.Maghelp is a Trojan horse that is written in VBScript. If it is executed, it copies itself as A:\Help!.vbs and C:\Help!.vbs. It attempts to delete all files in the current folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 13, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 13, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 19, 2002

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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi