Phx.965

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:10 AM
Also Known As:
PUX.965, Tracker
Type:
Virus

The Phx.965 virus is a simple memory-resident virus which infects .COM and .EXE files. This virus will also infect Command.com, yet it does not specifically target this file.

During the infection process, the virus modifies the CMOS hour alarm field and may cause data corruption as data is written to the disk.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 20, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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