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VBS.Forbiks

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 7, 2017
Updated:
September 8, 2017 7:58:18 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
VBS.Forbiks is a worm that spreads via removable drives and network shares. It also downloads potentially malicious files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 7, 2017 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 7, 2017 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 7, 2017 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 8, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 13, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Paul Mangan, Liang Yuan

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