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X97M.Linik

Discovered:
February 28, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:48:55 PM
Also Known As:
Macro.Excel97.Linik [KAV]
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Linik is a Microsoft Excel macro virus. The virus code consists of these macros:
  • Auto_Open
  • CheckSheets
  • CheckEntries

The macros are stored in a hidden worksheet named "y2k."

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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