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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 12:06:13 PM
Also Known As:

XM.Delta is a macro virus which infects Microsoft Excel workbooks. The virus contains the following macro functions: Auto_Open, Auto_Close, Tim, Ky, Ghst, Trl, Dstr, Thc1, Chk1, Chk2, Thc2, ins, txt, Hdn, Waw, Hlt, Icn_1, Icn_3, bt_2, bt_1, and prt. However, the Ghst and Trl functions are never called. The macros reside on a hidden VBA worksheet named Module1, but you can see them by looking in the macro listing under the Tools menu.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 1997
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 8, 1997
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 8, 1997
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 8, 1997
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: Chris Formulak

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