Eng
  1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar


Many Fingers


Aliases:


Many Fingers
08/15

Malware
Virus
W32

Summary

This virus only activates if the date is after the 11th of November 1990. It will then count the keystrokes, and when they have reached 3000, it will display the message:

 CRITICAL ERROR 08/15: TOO MANY FINGERS ON KEYBOARD ERROR.

The number 08/15 refers to the standard rifle used by the Germans in World War II. In Germany today this number is synonymous for the term 'standard' or 'plain vanilla'. The 11th of November is the begin of the carnival season.



Disinfection & Removal

Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.







Technical Details: Christoph Fischer



Submit a sample




Wondering if a file or URL is malicious? Submit a sample to our Lab for analysis via the Sample Analysis System (SAS)

Give And Get Advice




Give advice. Get advice. Share the knowledge on our free discussion forum.