Threat Description

Skater

Details

Aliases:Skater, Tonya
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



Skater is a polymorphic virus which infects COM files when they are executed.

There are several known variants. One of them displays this text:

  I love Tonya Harding, The best womens Figure Skater in history.
 Now Tonya, Do that triple axle and kick Kristi Yamaguchi's arse
- Australian Parasite -


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.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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