Threat Description

Polipos.a

Details

Aliases:Polipos.a, P2P-Worm.Win32.Polipos.a, Win32/Polipos.A
Category:Malware
Type:Virus, Worm
Platform:W32

Summary



Polipos.A is a polymorphic, entry point obfuscating virus that infects Windows portable executable (PE) files. It can also spread in P2P networks and disable security-related software.



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.






Detection


F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates:
Detection Type: PC
Database: 2006-04-21_06



Description Created: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Technical Details: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Description Last Modified: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 24, 2006


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