1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. VBS.Cian.C.dr


April 28, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:00:38 PM
Worm, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Cian.C.dr is a dropper of VBS.Cian.C, a Visual Basic Script (VBS) virus.

When VBS.Cian.C.dr is executed, it installs VBS.Cian.C on your system and sets it to run on startup. When Windows is restarted, the virus will then be able to infect Microsoft Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and other Visual Basic scripts.

For more information and removal instructions, refer to the VBS.Cian.C, W97M.Cian.C@mm, and X97M.Cian.C@mm writeups.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 28, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 28, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 28, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 28, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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