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Crazy_Boot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:13 AM
Type:
Virus

Crazy_Boot is a virus that causes no intentional, permanent damage. However, if the host computer is booted from an infected floppy disk, Crazy_Boot makes it appear that all physical hard drives have been lost. Crazy_Boot spreads to unprotected disks easily. It spreads only on diskettes, not by file distribution.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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

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