Threat Description

Karnavali

Details

Aliases:Karnavali, Patras
Category: Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a large unencrypted multipartite EXE and DOS boot sector infector. It contains this text:

KARNAVALI OF PATRAS !!!
*** PATRAS H/Y ***
		

and:

A lovely heart fell from the sky !!!

The text refers to the annual carnival festival held in the city of Patras in Greece. PATRAS H/Y seems to refer to the Computer Science dept. of the University of Patras.



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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