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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 12:12:01 PM

X97M.Codemas.C is a macro virus that spreads via Microsoft Excel. The virus creates a file named Book1 in the XLSTART folder and uses this file to replicate itself.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 5, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 5, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 5, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 5, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment


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


  • Damage Level: Low


  • 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: Gor Nazaryan

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