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  3. Frodo.Frodo


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 11:47:45 AM
Also Known As:
4096, 4K, Century, IDF, Stealth, 100 years
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 August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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