Threat Description

Welcomb

Details

Aliases:Welcomb, Welcomeb, Buptboot, Beijing
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a typical boot sector virus. It contains the following text:

Welcome to BUPT 9146,Beijing!

The only special thing about this virus is that it does NOT store a copy of the original, clean partition sector elsewhere on the disk, so this virus is disinfected by overwriting it with clean code.Welcomb does nothing except spreads. It's very common everywhere in the world.



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 may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



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