Threat Description

Screaming_Fist

Details

Aliases:Screaming_Fist, Screamer, Fist
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This virus contains the text "Screaming Fist", stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files.



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.



Technical Details




Variant:Screamer II

Polymorphic versions of the above virus.


Variant:Stranger

This variant uses a variable encryption method, but hidden inside it is the text string "I am a stranger in a strange land".






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