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W97M.Melissa.BG

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
May 26, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:56:46 AM
Also Known As:
ResumeWorm, W97M.Resume.A
Type:
Worm

W97M.Melissa.BG is a Microsoft Word 97 macro virus that has a payload that deletes necessary system files. It also sends itself through email using Microsoft Outlook.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 26, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 26, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 26, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 26, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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