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XF.Paix.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:49:06 PM
Type:
Virus

The XF.Paix.A virus was first detected in France, but poses a potential threat to users around the world. Unlike traditional Excel viruses, which use macros to infect, this new virus uses formulas inside the data region of the Excel spreadsheet to infect.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 15, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 15, 2000
  • 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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