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W97M.Joke

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 3, 2016
Updated:
February 3, 2016 7:45:03 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W97M.Joke is a generic detection for joke Office documents that contain a macro for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many joke Office documents that share similar characteristics.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 3, 2016 revision 086
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 3, 2016 revision 086
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 3, 2016 revision 097
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 3, 2016 revision 097
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 10, 2016
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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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