Threat Description

Rex

Details

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

Summary



Encrypted multipartite virus, infecting COM and EXE files on execution. Infects the MBR of the hard drive.

This virus contains encrypted text REX.

Rex was reported to be in the wild in Hungary in September 1995.



Removal



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