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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 29, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:41:16 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

X97M.Suhd@mm is an intended worm that attempts to spread using Microsoft Outlook. It copies itself to the Microsoft Excel Startup folder and changes various security settings in the registry.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 30, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 30, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 30, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 30, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 2003
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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: Scott Gettis

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