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Chaos.1241

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:55 AM
Type:
Virus

Chaos.1241 is a simple .COM and .EXE file infecting virus that does not intentionally cause any damage. Upon execution of an infected file, the virus loads itself into memory and stays there watching and waiting for any attempt to execute a file. At the time of execution, Chaos spreads its virus code to the file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 12, 2008 revision 018
  • 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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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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