XF.Sic

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 21, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:11:29 PM
Type:
Macro

XF.Sic is a macro virus originating from Microsoft Excel 4. The virus uses Excel formulas to infect files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 28, 2011 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 28, 2011 revision 038
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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