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


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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