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VBScript Malware Deletes Files from Infected Systems

27
Nov
2013

Security researchers have come across a piece of malware thats designed to delete files, including files for CAD software, from infected devices.

The threat identified by Trend Micro has been dubbed VBS_SOYSOS. The malware has been developed in VBScript and it has been mainly seen in Mexico. The largest number of infections (3,331) was recorded on November 10.

After it infects a machine, VBS_SOYSOS creates copies of itself by using the names of MP3, JPG and DWG…

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