Threat Description

Predator

Details

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

Summary



Predator is a fast infector or COM files, infecting program files as they are executed or openened. Predator is a corruptive virus, since it sometimes modifies one bit in read buffers during disk access.

Predator contains the following text:

  Predator virus  (c) Mar. 93
 In memory of all those who were killed...
 Wookies ain't the only ones that drop! Priest

There are several known variants, some of which are encrypted.



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.



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