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Joke.Madcow

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:29 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Madcow.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


When Joke.Madcow is executed, it displays a window containing two cows.

Symptoms


A file is detected as Joke.Madcow.

Transmission


This joke consists of one file that must be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 18, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2007 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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