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X97M.Laroux.TY

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:11:37 PM
Type:
Macro

This virus infects Microsoft Excel 97 spreadsheets. The virus does not contain a malicious payload. It disables the Microsoft Excel macro virus protection option and removes the Microsoft Excel macro toolbar from the Tools menu.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 21, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 21, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 21, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 21, 2000
  • 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: 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: Eric Chien

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