Threat Description

Olivia

Details

Aliases:Olivia
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W32

Summary



This is a complex virus from Taiwan. It has been spread in at least a fake RAR 2.5 beta version.

Olivia activates on the 10th of April and the 23rd of December. On these dates it will open the CD-ROM drive of the machine, ask the user to insert a music CD and then it starts to play the CD. After this the virus overwrites the beginning of the hard drive and displays a message in Taiwanese. After this the machine freezes, with music still playing.



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: Peter Szor, F-Secure, 1998


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