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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 11:33:04 AM
Also Known As:
1024-B, Nomen

The Nomenklatura virus is a simple memory-resident, .COM and .EXE infecting virus that intentionally causes damage (the corruption of data) by making modifications to the File Allocation Table (FAT).

Contained within the body of this virus is the following text:


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • 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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