1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Joke.Restart

Joke.Restart

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:24 AM
Type:
Joke
Publisher:
RJL Software
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
restart.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Joke.Restart is a joke program that simulates a Windows restart.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Joke.Restart.

Transmission


This security risk can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 2, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2005 revision 041
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 7, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver