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  3. VBS.Lucky.B


March 15, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:53:31 AM

VBS.Lucky.B is a very simple Visual Basic Script virus. When executed, this virus overwrites all files that are in the same folder as the virus. It does not overwrite files in subfolders.

The virus will, depending on a random algorithm, display the message:

It also creates the C:\Windows\Favorites\Shakira.url file as a shortcut to the Web site http:/ /www.microsoft.com. This file is then executed so that the page is displayed in your Web browser.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 18, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 18, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 20, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu
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