Threat Description

Hombia

Details

Aliases:Hombia, BAT.Hombia
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Hombia is very simple appeding infector written with the batch language. It contains a destructive payload witch can activate only some environments depending on the regional settings.



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.



Technical Details



When executed, it attempts to infect a single file with ".BAT" extension from the current directory or from the parent directory.

The payload activates on April 15th, when the virus attempts to delete all files from the current directory and all the subdirectories.



Detection


Detection for this malware was published on May 24th, 2004 in the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:
Detection Type: PC
Database: 2004-05-24_02



Description Created: Sami Rautiainen, June 18th, 2004;


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