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O97M.Dropper

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 19, 2007
Updated:
November 20, 2007 3:53:53 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
O97M.Dropper is a generic detection for Microsoft Office macros that drop other threats. They usually spread by inserting themselves into other Microsoft Word documents or the dropped threat will copy the macro to other documents.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 19, 2007 revision 040
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 20, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 2, 2011 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 21, 2007
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