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MDMA.5460

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 14, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:31 AM
Type:
Virus

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

  • 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: SARC Engineer

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