Threat Description

Milan

Details

Aliases:Milan
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



A group of primitive viruses, which include a text message saying they are written by a person calling himself Cracker Jack, in Milan, Italy.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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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




Variant:Exterminator

When this 451 byte variant activates it will overwrite the beginning of the hard disk - generally resulting in the destruction of the FAT and root directory of drive C:


Variant:BadGuy

A smaller, 265 byte variant which does nothing but replicate.


Variant:Crackpot-208, New BadGuy, BillMe

Other variants, not particularly interesting.


Variant:Sabrina, Naziskin, Naziskin 2

Non-working attempts to write a virus, based on other members of this family.

All the variants can only be removed by deleting infected programs, but as they are very primitive they are not expected to become a problem.






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