1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Blank.A


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 10, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:36:49 AM
Trojan Horse

VBS.Blank.A is a Visual Basic Script that changes the current Internet Explorer home page to the \Windows\AboutBlank.htm file, which is created by the Trojan. This file contains a link to the original home page, and sends a message to a specific ICQ user through the ICQ Web-pager.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 11, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 11, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Brian Ewell

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