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X97M.Avone.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 5, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:43:57 PM
Also Known As:
Macro.Excel97.Viki.a [Kaspersk
Type:
Macro
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

X97M.Avone.A is a virus that infects Excel workbooks and deletes files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 5, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 5, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 5, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 5, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 8, 2004
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Threat Assessment

Wild

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

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • 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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