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



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