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November_17th.855.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:01 AM
Also Known As:
Int83.855
Type:
Virus

The November_17th .855.A virus is a simple .COM and .EXE file infector which infects files as they are executed, opened, or in the process of having their file attributes changed. This virus contains a routine to prevent itself from infecting any file with the name of SCAN or CLEAN, system files, and .COM files with a size greater than 60,000 bytes.

When the virus activates, the virus will overwrite the first 8 sectors of the current drive.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 19, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 19, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 19, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 19, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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