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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Raul Elnitiarta

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