Angarsk

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:53 PM
Type:
Virus

Angarsk is a rare virus that changes the infected program's time and date stamp to the date and time of infection. Angarsk does nothing but replicate itself.

Infected host programs contain the following text string:

*.COM



Area of infection: .COM files
Likelihood: Rare
Region reported: Russia
Characteristics: Memory resident
Target platform: DOS

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 20, 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

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