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W97M.Prilissa.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 19, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:40 AM
Also Known As:
W97M.Melissa.W, W97M.Prilissa.A
Type:
Macro

The W97M.Pri.Q virus infects Word 97 documents. It also spreads by sending an infected document as an attachment to an email message

Detected as: W97M.Antisocial.G

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 19, 1999
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 19, 1999
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 19, 1999
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 19, 1999
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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: High
Writeup By: Wason Han

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