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X97M.Ecmetsys

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 8, 2009
Updated:
June 9, 2009 9:10:26 AM
Also Known As:
XM97/Laroux-AX [Sophos]
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
2,140 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
X97M.Ecmetsys is a macro virus that infects Microsoft Excel files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 9, 2009 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 26, 2009 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 9, 2009 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 26, 2009 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 10, 2009
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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
  • Target of Infection: Microsoft Excel files.
Writeup By: Hatsuho Honda

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