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Merry XMAS

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:31 AM
Type:
Virus

Merry XMAS is a virus that affects HyperCard stacks only.

Merry XMAS infects the Home stack, which then infects all other stacks as they are opened. The virus displays messages and plays sounds.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 21, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 21, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 21, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 21, 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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