- September 24, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:07:55 PM
Also Known As:
- Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
VBS.Taber is a worm that attempts to spread through the KaZaA file-sharing network as "Britney_and_Madonna_fucking.mov.vbs."
The worm attempts to delete C:\Windows\Explorer.exe and make some configuration changes to Internet Explorer by editing the registry keys.
The worm will only execute on Windows 95/98/Me systems.
NOTE: Virus definitions dated September 25th , 2003 or earlier may detect this threat as VBS.Annod.D.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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Writeup By: John Canavan