- October 21, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:12:27 PM
- Trojan Horse
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
VBS.Downloader.Trojan is a Trojan Horse that downloads malicious files from Web sites and executes them on the local system.
VBS.Downloader.Trojan is written using the Visual Basic Scripting language (VBS). For VBS scripts to execute, Windows Scripting Host (WSH) is required. WSH is installed by default on most Windows systems. However, it is possible to disable the WSH. Read the instructions
on disabling the WSH.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 21, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 29, 2016 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version October 21, 2003 revision 002
Latest Daily Certified version August 30, 2016 revision 009
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2003
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha