Threat Description

Enjoy

Details

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

Summary



This virus infects EXE files when they are executed.

Enjoy activates on the 31st of October. At this time it displays this encrypted message:

   Welcome to the ultimate computer virus! This program is not
     destructive so I hope you'll enjoy it. But don't think this
     was it now... The evolution goes on!

Otherwise, Enjoy does nothing but replicates.

Enjoy was found in the wild in Netherlands in June 1996.



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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