1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Joke.Train


February 13, 2007 11:33:30 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


When Joke.Train is executed, it causes the screen to appear to move from one side to the other.


The screen moves from one side to the other, making content unviewable.


This joke program consists of one executable file that must be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 4, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 5, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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