Threat Description

Other:​W32/VBS

Details

Aliases:VBS, Type_VBS_Infector
Category:Malware
Type:Other
Platform:VBS

Summary



The file appears to be suspicious, is potentially undesirable, or may be structured in a way or has characteristics that resembles known malware. This may indicate the presence of a malware infection, or that the suspect file is malicious.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



The term 'VBS' is used as a platform identifier to indicate programs written in Visual Basic Script, a popular programming language.

For more information about Visual Basic Script, see Terminology: Visual Basic Script.

For representative examples of malware written in VBS, see:






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