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Stealth_Boot.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 22, 1993
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:25 AM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
DOS

Stealth_Boot.B is a a virus that infects the DOS boot sector of floppy disks and the master boot record (MBR) of the first physical hard disk (drive 80h, the C drive).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 22, 1993
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 22, 1993
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 22, 1993
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 11, 2008 revision 016
  • 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
Writeup By: Darren Ferguson

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