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O97M.Epik.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 13, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:58:35 AM
Also Known As:
P98M/Epik.A, W97M/Epik.A, Project98Macro/Epik.A, Macro.Office.Epic, W97M.Epik.A, W97M.Cross.Epik
Type:
Macro

This virus infects the Normal.dot template when an infected document is opened, and it then infects all opened documents. This virus also disables Microsoft Word macro virus protection and creates a lot of network traffic.

This virus also infects Microsoft Project 98.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 13, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 13, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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