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February 13, 2007 11:41:02 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


Joke.Bonus is a Joke program that, when executed, it displays a window informing the user that they are to receive a bonus. The user cannot click the OK button because it will follow the mouse around the window.


Your Symantec product detects this program as Joke.Bonus.


Joke.Bonus is a stand-alone program that must be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 30, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 1, 2004
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