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Joke.Hikaru

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:08 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


A picture of a woman, accompanied by screaming sounds, is displayed at random times.

Symptoms


The presence of files on the system detected as Joke.Hikaru.

Transmission


Joke.Hikaru can be transmitted in a variety of ways.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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