Threat Description

Breeder

Details

Aliases: Breeder, Shield
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



In addition to its operation as a regular "companion" type virus, this virus will append a 172 byte Trojan to COM files, which may display the message:

  I greet you user.
           I am COM-CHILD, son of The Breeder Virus.
           Look out for the RENAME-PROBLEM !



Removal



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