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  3. VBS.Fatt.A


June 21, 2000
February 13, 2007 11:37:42 AM
Also Known As:
VBS/Fatty.A, W97M/Fatt
Virus, Macro

VBS.Fatt.A is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) component of a macro virus that infects Microsoft Word documents and templates. The macro virus W97M.Fatt writes the VBS component. In an effort to reinfect the local host, this short VBS file runs from the registry when you start Windows.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 10, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 10, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan
Summary| Removal

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