Threat Description

MSK

Details

Aliases:MSK, Scandinavia
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



A badly written virus, which contains the text

  The Midnight Serial Killer is roaming in your computer...Beware![JD]


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



One slightly longer variant is known, where the following text message can be found:

 The Eternal Blaze Virus has been unleashed...Beware! [JD]

As the viruses destroy the programs they infect it is extremely difficult for them to spread unnoticed.






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