VBScript

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VBScript

VBScript

(Visual Basic SCRIPT) A scripting language from Microsoft. A subset of Visual Basic, VBScript is widely used on the Web for both client processing within a Web page and server-side processing in Active Server Pages (ASPs). As an ActiveX scripting language, VBScript is also used with the Windows Script Host (WSH) to perform functions locally on a Windows machine. See JScript and ASP.
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Now when you receive a file called <attachment.jpg.vbs>, you will see the .vbs extension and know that it is not an ordinary .jpg file, and therefore should be handled with - care if not dumped out of hand.
Other file types, such as .exe, .vbs, and .dll, are potentially dangerous and allowing them in does not benefit the company.
This program enumerates the hard disk for files with .EXE, .DOC and .VBS extensions and creates companions for these files that contain the worm's code.