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 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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