Eco.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:25 AM
Also Known As:
Eco, Sevilla
Type:
Virus

This virus is memory-resident. It infects the boot records of the floppy disk and the hard disk. Unlike previous versions, Eco.B does not hide itself using stealth techniques; it uses encryption as the method of infection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 21, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 21, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 21, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 21, 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
Writeup By: David Le
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