Threat Description

SHS

Details

Aliases: SHS, Scrap Object Files, SHB
Category: Other
Type: Other
Platform: N/A

Summary



There is no virus by this name.

However, files with the .SHS or .SHB extension can be used as trojans within Windows. If you receive a file with the .SHS or .SHB extension via web or e-mail, do not execute (double-click) it.

Current versions of Windows do not show the file extension "SHS" by default, even if you turn off "Hide known filetypes" setting in Explorer.

To make SHS and some other extensions (such as LNK) visible, remove these keys from registry:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\shellscrap\nevershowext
 HKLM\software\classes\shellscrap\nevershowext



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.



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