Threat Description

Phoenix (800)

Details

Aliases: Phoenix (800)
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



The virus uses a complicated encryption method, which complicates detection somewhat.



Removal



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Technical Details




Variant:1226

An earlier variant of the Phoenix virus.


Variant:Proud

A 1302 byte earlier variant.


Variant:Evil

A 1701 byte variant.

So-called "M" and "D" forms of the variants have been reported, but this is actually a misunderstanding. The "D" form is just the decrypted virus and the "M" form is a sample file infected multiple times.






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