Threat Description

Cinderella II

Details

Aliases: Cinderella II
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



Cinderella II was found in the end of 1992 in Finland. It's partially based on the original Cinderella virus.

Cinderella II activates after it has infected 1000 files. At this time it tries to overwrite part of the hard disk but fails due a programming error. After this it prints the text "Cinderella II" until the machine is rebooted.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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