- February 13, 2007 11:59:21 AM
Also Known As:
- Andromeda 1.0
Andromeda is a rare virus that contains the following encrypted strings in the infectious code:
-< The Andromeda Strain >- Version 1.00 By: Crypt Keeper Mission Complete...
Have fun with your virus(es).
Area of infection: .COM files
Region reported: Europe
Characteristics: Memory resident
Target platform: DOS
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2000
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
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