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NVP Trojan

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:08 AM
Also Known As:
New Look
Type:
Trojan Horse

NVP Trojan is a trojan horse virus discovered in December 1994. NVP Trojan modifies the System file so that, when text is typed, vowels (a, e, i, o, and u) do not appear.

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 August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • 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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