Threat Description

Alphabet

Details

Aliases:Alphabet, Qumma
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



Alphabet virus was first found Finland during the spring 1995. It is a simple COM file infector, which does not stay resident in memory.

The virus is encrypted and contains the following message:

[Alphabetic.A] (c)Alpha 1994.

Its size is 447 bytes. It contains programming errors which causes it sometimes to infect same files multiple times.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



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