Threat Description

Phantom

Details

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

Summary



This virus adds a variable number of "garbage" bytes to any files it infects. The full effects of the virus have not been determined, but it contains the following text (encrypted).

The PHANTOM Was HERE - Sorry...HI ROOKIE!
        I'm a THESEASE! I live in YOUR computer - sorry...
        Thanks to Brains in the Computer Siences!
        Copyright (c PHANTOM  -- This virus was designed in the
        HUNGARIAN VIRUS DEVELOPING LABORATORY. (H.V.D.L.)v1



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