- May 25, 2000
- February 13, 2007 11:53:02 AM
Also Known As:
- CyberNet, W97M/Pri, O97M.CyberNet.A
- Virus, Macro
O97M.Cybernet.Gen is a polymorphic macro virus that infects Microsoft Word and Excel files. It also has a mass-mailing payload similar to W97M.Melissa.A. On August 17 or December 25, a malicious payload is triggered. Due to a bug in the code, under some circumstances this virus may attach uninfected files to the email messages it sends.
NOTE: The detection for this virus is a generic detection. It is possible that in some variants, some functionality, such as the trigger dates for the payload, will be changed or removed.
Virus definitions dated July 5, 2001, or earlier detect this virus as O97M.CyberNet.A
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 25, 2000
Latest Rapid Release version November 8, 2017 revision 034
Initial Daily Certified version May 25, 2000
Latest Daily Certified version November 8, 2017 revision 040
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Raul Elnitiarta