Threat Description

Shutdown

Details

Aliases:Shutdown
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a non-resident virus which infects COM-files. It activates on every day in March, overwrites part of the hard drive and displays:

Computers must be shutdown to dedicate my sister!

A later, 698 byte variant displays:

Computers must be shutdown to dedicate my sister!
  --  HKs VTech --


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.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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