Threat Description

Arab

Details

Aliases: Arab, 834
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This parasitic resident virus infects COM files being executed. The virus counts programs being executed on an infected system. When the counter exceeds 256 the virus makes the hard disk unbootable by placing an infinite loop to the MBR code.



Removal



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