Threat Description

Dalian

Details

Aliases: Dalian, Gene
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Dalian stays resident in memory and infects EXE files when they are listed with the DIR command.

Dalian contains this text:

Gene_1991_in DUT (Dalian China)

It randomly displays 'Gene !' on screen. Otherwise the virus just spreads.

This virus was distributed on a game CD produced in China in July 1997.



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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