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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 24, 2001
February 13, 2007 12:37:31 PM
Also Known As:
variant of X97M/Laroux

X97M.Squared.B.Gen infects active workbooks and inserts an infected workbook in the \XLStart folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 24, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 24, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 24, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 24, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment


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


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Andre Post

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