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X97M.Draco

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 16, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:40:35 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Draco is a Microsoft Excel macro virus that inserts its viral code into C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Xlstart\Book1.xls. During the month of May the virus will automatically close the current workbook.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 17, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 17, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 21, 2002
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: Douglas Knowles

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