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V5M.Unstable.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:53 AM
Type:
Virus, Macro

V5M.Unstable is an encrypted, polymorphic macro virus written to infect Visio files. The virus, which does not carry a malicious payload, has never been seen in the wild.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 15, 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
Writeup By: Raul Elnitiarta

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