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Alad.2293

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 4, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:55:22 AM
Type:
Virus

The Alad.2293 virus is a memory-resident, .com file infecting virus that not only uses encryption for its virus code, but also contains code which allows the virus to change itself during each infection. All infections increase the size of the infected file by 2,293 bytes.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 4, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 4, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 4, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 4, 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: Jimmy Shah

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