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X97M.Ellar.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 26, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:46:53 PM
Type:
Virus

X97M.Ellar.A is a Microsoft Excel virus that spreads by saving an infected workbook in the Microsoft Excel startup folder. It also deletes all Excel files that are in the same folder as the virus.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 26, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 26, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 26, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 26, 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: Dave Adamczyk

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