Atomic

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 28, 1993
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:06 AM
Type:
Virus

This virus infects files that are in the same folder as the virus, and that have the .com extension. This document describes the Atomic virus, and the Atomic.371 and Atomic.480 variants.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 28, 1993
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 1993
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • 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
Writeup By: Keith Smith

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