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VBS.Delete.Trojan

VBS.Delete.Trojan

Discovered:
13 February 2001
Updated:
13 February 2007

VBS.Delete.Trojan is a Trojan horse that tries to remove the \Windows and \Program Files folders, including their contents.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 19 February 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version 08 August 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version 19 February 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version 09 August 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

It is 373 bytes long. After trying to remove these folders, it displays a message box with the following text:

http:/ /www.Webtool.com

The message box has the title "ERROR."

To recover from this infection:
  1. Run LiveUpdate to make sure that you have the most recent virus definitions.
  2. Start Norton AntiVirus (NAV), and run a full system scan, making sure that NAV is set to scan all files.
  3. If any files are detected as infected by VBS.Delete.Trojan, click Delete.


Writeup By: Neal Hindocha