- June 18, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:02:43 PM
Also Known As:
- VBS.Dilna-B, VBS.Dilan
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
VBS.Pet_Tick.N is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) virus that infects HTML files. It creates the file, %Windir%\mylover.exe, and then modifies the registry so that this file executes upon start up. This file is detected as W95.Pet_Tick.gen.
VBS.Pet_Tick.N appends itself to any HTML files in the \Windows, \My Documents, and \Internet Temporary Folder directories.
With default security settings in Internet Explorer, acknowledge a security warning dialog box before the virus executes.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 19, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version June 19, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 25, 2003
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Writeup By: John Canavan