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X97M.Laroux.KU

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 2, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:40:40 PM
Also Known As:
X97M/Majo.gen, XM/Majoduck.A
Type:
Virus, Macro

X97M.Laroux.KU is a virus that infects Microsoft Excel worksheets. It contains a short comment in the virus source code:

Macro Majoduck_SK_1 ,Made in Slovakia

This virus may execute damaging payloads, depending on the selection of a random number by the virus.



This definition was modified on October 29, 2001, to better handle detection of this virus or variants of the code.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 8, 1999
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 8, 1999
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 8, 1999
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 8, 1999
  • 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: Patrick Nolan

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