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XF.Gydhex

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 2, 2008
Updated:
July 2, 2008 4:26:03 PM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
139,776 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
XF.Gydhex is a Microsoft Excel macro virus that infects all worksheets opened.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 2, 2008 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 15, 2008 revision 065
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 2, 2008 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 15, 2008 revision 064
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 2, 2008
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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
  • Payload: The virus infects all Microsoft Excel worksheets opened.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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