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Mlab.Lagob

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 22, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:53:05 PM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Mlab.Lagob is a virus written in the Matlab scripting language, which is used by the Matlab application and possibly by other applications produced by the Mathworks company.

Note: Definitions dated April 23, 2006 and earlier will detect the threat as Matlab.Lagob

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 23, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 23, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 26, 2006
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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: Easy

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: Peter Ferrie

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