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Joke.Geschenk

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:09 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
No specific file names
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


When Joke.Geschenk is run, it opens the CD-ROM drive tray.

It has been reported that some Web sites can also perform the same actions on your computer upon visiting the site. There have been no reports that these sites are performing any malicious actions on your computer.

Symptoms


Unexpected opening of the CD-ROM drive.

Transmission


This joke does not have the ability to do anything other than open the CD-ROM drive.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 31, 2010 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 31, 2010 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
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