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Frodo.Frodo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:45 AM
Also Known As:
4096, 4K, Century, IDF, Stealth, 100 years
Type:
Trojan Horse, Virus

Frodo.Frodo is a virus with a destructive payload that triggers on September 22, the birthday of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, characters in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. Frodo.Frodo attempts to plant a Trojan Horse in boot sectors and the MBR.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 3, 2010 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • 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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