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Java.BeanHive

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 8, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:34 AM
Also Known As:
BeanHive
Type:
Virus

The BeanHive virus was discovered on Jan 8, 1999 and is the second known Java virus ever developed. While this virus attempts to use a number of interesting new technologies to spread itself, it functions incorrectly under many circumstances and is not likely to constitute a threat to users

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 19, 1999
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 19, 1999
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 19, 1999
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Writeup By: Carey Nachenberg

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