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Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:VB.AAY
Technical name:Trj/VB.AAY
Threat level:Medium
Effects:   It allows to get into the affected computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Jan. 31, 2008
Detection updated on:Jan. 31, 2008
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 


VB.AAY is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.


VB.AAY does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.