1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Alal


Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 26, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:37:49 AM
Trojan Horse

VBS.Alal is a simple Trojan horse that copies itself to the \Windows, \Windows\System, and Windows temporary folders. It overwrites all .txt and .doc files that it finds with a text message. It also creates a text file in the \Windows folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 26, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 26, 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: Douglas Knowles

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