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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 11:32:43 AM
Also Known As:
Music Boot

Music_Bug is a virus that lays dormant for four months after infection. During this dormancy period, it still infects floppy disks. After four months, Music_Bug activates and plays a random tune when a floppy disk in accessed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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