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X97M.Sysbin

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 24, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:43:00 PM
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

X97M.Sysbin is a macro Trojan Horse that attempts to rename all the subfolders in any of the following folders:
  • C:\Program Files
  • C:
  • D:
  • E:\


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 24, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 24, 2003
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Difficult

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • 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: Robert X Wang

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