NYB

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 17, 1995
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:37 AM
Also Known As:
B1
Type:
Virus

NYB is a simple virus that infects Master Boot Records (MBR) and DOS boot sectors (DBS). NYB spreads to a system only when there is an attempt to boot the system from an infected floppy disk.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 17, 1995
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 1995
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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