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 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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