Threat Description

Edwin

Details

Aliases: Edwin, Edwin
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a simple boot viruses which infects DOS boot sectors on both floppies and hard drives. It does nothing beside replicating. Edwin has been reported to be in the wild in several countries during 1996-1997.



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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