Threat Description

Deicide II

Details

Aliases:Deicide
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



A primitive 666 byte overwriting virus. When it activates, it wipes out the first 80 sectors on drive C:. The virus contains the following text:

DEICIDE!
  Glenn (666) says : BYE BYE HARDDISK!!
  Next time be carufull with illegal stuff.
  This experimental virus was written by Glenn Benton to see
  if I can make a virus while learning machinecode for 2,5 months.
  (C) 10-23-1990 by Glenn. I keep on going making virusses.


Removal


Automatic action

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

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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.



Technical Details




Variant:Deicide II

Size:1335

Other: COM-files

Repair:Yes

This virus is a bit more sophisticated that the first one, but contains equally childish messages.






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