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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 19, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:26:39 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

O97M.Ainesey.A is a component of W32.Ainesey.A@mm.

Note: Virus definitions dated October 10th, or earlier may detect this threat as X97M.Ainesey.A.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 20, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 20, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 25, 2004
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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: Paul Mangan

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