- April 16, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:38:48 AM
Also Known As:
- VBS/Redlof@M [McAfee], VBS.Redlof [AVP], VBS_REDLOF.A [Trend], VBS/Redlof-A [Sophos]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Redlof.A is a polymorphic, encrypted, Visual Basic Script virus that infects the .html, .htm, .asp, .php, .jsp, .htt, and .vbs files on all the drives. Depending on the location of the Windows System folder, the virus copies itself to either %Windir%\System\Kernel.dll or %Windir%\System\Kernel32.dll. It changes the default association for the .dll files.
Note: Virus definitions dated prior to February 12, 2004 detect this threat as HTML.Redlof.A.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 16, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version April 16, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 17, 2002
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Writeup By: Andre Post