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Yawn.A

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Yawn.A
Technical name:X97M/Yawn.A
Threat level:Low
Alias:W97M/Laroux.KV
Type:Virus
Effects:  It infects any file that it finds when the file is opened in the Excel 97 window.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

Detection updated on:June 15, 2000
StatisticsNo
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Yawn.A is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Excel 97 spreadsheet (file with an XLS extension). Yawn.A can then infect other files when the Excel 97 window has been opened.

The only objective of Yawn.A is to spread its infection.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Yawn.A does not give any clear indication that it has reached or infected a computer.