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JS.Gynamed

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 22, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:30:13 PM
Also Known As:
JS.Ganym [Computer Associates], Virus.JS.Ganym.a [Kaspersky La, JS/Ganym [McAfee], JS_GANYM.A [Trend Micro]
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

JS.Gynamed is a JScript virus that infects other JScript files. It encrypts the host file with its own code.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 23, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 12, 2008 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 23, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 24, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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