Threat Description

Sleepwalker

Details

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

Summary



Sleepwalker stays resident in memory and infects all executed or opened COM files. It marks infected files by setting their time stamp to 10:47 (time field is not visible with normal DOS DIR command).

Sleepwalker contains the following text:

  Sleepwalker. (C) OPTUS 1993.



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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