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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 14, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:36:31 AM

MDMA.5460 is a small memory-resident virus that infects only .com files (including Command.com). Infected files have their file size increased by 5460 bytes. The changes that are made to an infected file's size are hidden when using the DOS directory command, for example, dir c:\*.*

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 14, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 14, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 14, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 14, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: SARC Engineer

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