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  3. VBS.Bother.3180


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 23, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:58:02 AM
Also Known As:

VBS.Bother.3180 is a script that uses ActiveX controls to perform malicious actions on your computer. The script modifies the default home page in Internet Explorer. It also appends itself to all the .htm and .html files it finds in the \My Documents and \Windows\Web folders. If the day of the month matches a random number, the default icon for the .html files is changed.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to February 12, 2004 detect this threat as HTML.Bother.3180.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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