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 action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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