Threat Description

Blood

Details

Aliases:Blood, Blood
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



A very simple virus from Natal in South-Africa. It was written by a student, who claims to have no knowledge of how it "escaped". This virus, just like Kennedy, will only infect .COM files starting with a JMP statement (E9). Infected programs may occasionally display the following message when they are executed.

 File infected by BLOOD VIRUS version 1.20

Variant:Blood-2

This variant does not really exist, as the only available sample is the result of an error in transmission between two virus researchers.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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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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