Threat Description



Aliases:Fifteen_Years, Fifteen_Years, Espejo, 15_Years, Trabajo_hacer.b
Platform: W32


Espejo is a typical boot sector virus. It's partly encrypted and contains the following text:

Esto te pasa por programas que a nosotros nos cuesta tanto
  trabajo hacer. Que te quede de Experiencia, Mexico,1994

which translates to something like this:

This happened to you because you copied the programs we
  worked so hard at to create. Remember this experience,
  Mexico, 1994


Automatic action

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


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

The virus activates on April 7th. On that date it will overwrite part of the hard drive with the above message.

Virus also contains this encrypted text:

This Virus is from MEXICO, I have 15 years old

Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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