Threat Description

Arusiek

Details

Aliases:Arusiek
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This virus was first found in Morocco, but it is actually made in Poland.

Arusiek-will stay resident in memory and infect COM and EXE files when they are executed or opened. It will activate during and after year 1994, after 148 keypresses has been entered. At this time it will write the strings "Arusiek" to the screen.

This virus will not infect a Polish "MKS-VIR" anti-virus program.



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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