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Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 12, 2001
February 13, 2007 12:40:59 PM
Virus, Macro

X97M.Brep is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel workbooks. This virus consists of one macro module. When the virus code initiates, it creates an infected workbook in the XLStart. folder as XLStart..xls.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 12, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 12, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 12, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 12, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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