Threat Description

Ontario.1024

Details

Aliases:Ontario.1024, SBC
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



Ontario is a polymorphic, semi-stealth virus. It stays resident in memory and infectes all executed COM and EXE files. COMMAND.COM is infected by inserting the virus code to an unused part of the file.

Ontario will cause vague printer problems.

Two variants, 512 and 1024 bytes in size, are known.



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 may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



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