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X97M.Sufe.D

Discovered:
August 9, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:11:12 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Sufe.D is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel worksheets. It replicates by exporting the entire viral module to a file named C:\Ms_IO.sys, and then importing it to new worksheets. This macro virus has a payload that can be executed twice each month.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 8, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 8, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 14, 2002
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Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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