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O97M.Downloader

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 17, 2014
Updated:
March 13, 2015 7:18:20 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac, Solaris, Windows
O97M.Downloader is a generic detection for Microsoft Office macros that download other threats. They are usually contained in other Microsoft Office documents and may arrive on the compromised computer through attachments or after being downloaded from a website.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 17, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 17, 2014 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 18, 2015
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