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MultiFace

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:05 AM
Also Known As:
Face, Mface, Multi-Face
Type:
Virus

MultiFace is a virus that infects the first .SYS file in the CONFIG.SYS file of the COMSPEC directory. The next time the user boots the infected computer, the virus becomes active, loading into memory and infecting .EXE and .COM files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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