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



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