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



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