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 Disinfection

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

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








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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