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W32.Areses.H!vbs

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 20, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:55:52 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Areses.H!vbs is a Trojan horse that downloads and executes another threat.

It is reported that this Trojan is a malicious .HTA script file that arrives as an email attachment.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 2006
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Writeup By: Elia Florio

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