Threat Description

CIH.dam

Details

Aliases: CIH.dam
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



F-Secure Anti-Virus might detect files that were inaccurately disinfected from CIH virus as 'CIH.dam'. This happens when disinfected files still have parts of CIH virus code in their headers and/or in-between file sections.



Removal



Though the infection will not spread from such files, it is recommended to delete them and to restore these files from a backup.








Technical Details: F-Secure AV Research Team; May 14th 2002


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