Threat Description

Black Monday

Details

Aliases:Black Monday
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



The name of this virus is derived from a text string found inside it:

Black Monday 2/3/90 KV KL MAL

It is rarely possible to restore infected .EXE files, as the virus may overwrite some bytes at the end of the file.


Variant:Borderline

A 781 byte, possibly older variant, which is only able to infect COM files.



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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