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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 12:12:01 PM

This Microsoft Excel macro virus is a variant of X97M.Barisada.C. However, the payload has been removed. X97M.Barisada.F inserts a file in the Excel start directory called Khm.xls. The replication routine is triggered when a spreadsheet window is closed or deactivated.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 1, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 1, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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