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O97M.Xchg

Discovered:
February 21, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:00 AM
Type:
Macro

This is an intended macro virus that was designed to infect Microsoft Excel workbooks and Microsoft Word documents and templates.
Due to a bug in the code, this intended virus fails to infect either.




Definitions dated prior to April 8, 2002 will detect may detect this as X97M.Xchg.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 21, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 21, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 21, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 21, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 21, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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