Threat Description

MMIR

Details

Aliases: Immortal Riot
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Immortal Riot is a virus writing group based in Sweden. They have written several simple and buggy viruses, which they actively spread. Some of these viruses were posted to Fidonet's INT.VIRUS conference as DEBUG scripts in the end of 1993.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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

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Technical Details




Variant:Immortal.282 (Extasy)

Other:Resident, COM-files

This virus contains text 'EXTASY! (c) Metal Militia / Immortal Riot'.


Variant:Immortal.392 (Ravage)

Other:Resident, COM/EXE-files

This virus contains text 'RAVAGE! (c) Metal Militia / Immortal Riot', and infects also EXE files.

There is a large number of other viruses authored by this group.





Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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