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


February 13, 2007 11:33:39 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


When Joke.JepRuss is executed, it displays a window that pretends to delete all the files on the system.


The presence of a window pretending to delete all the files on the system.


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 12, 2017 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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