Threat Description

Blue_Nine

Details

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

Summary



This is a fast infector, which infects COM files when they are executed or accessed. Blue_Nine is a stealth virus, making the size of the infected files seem to be the original. Blue_Nine has lots of antiheuristics features, but it also contains several bugs.



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.



Technical Details



There are several variants of Blue_Nine. The original variant (Blue_Nine.925.A) contains this text:

Blue Nine Virus by Conzouler 1994

Variant:Blue_Nine.925.C

This variant contains this text:

It's only a lil lightfearing creature

This variant does nothing but spreads.





Technical Details: Peter Szor, F-Secure, 1996


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