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Joke.Norantiv

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:59 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Easter.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


When Joke.Norantiv is executed, it displays two messages:
  1. The first message is a fake warning that appears to be from the "Norton AntiVirus Warning System."
  2. The second message that follows is "APRIL FOOLS."


Symptoms


A file is detected as Joke.Norantiv.

Transmission


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 2, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 7, 2004
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