Threat Description

Slow

Details

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

Summary



This is a variant of the Jerusalem virus from Australia. Some reports indicate it may cause a slowdown of the system, but this has not been confirmed. The major difference between this virus and the standard Jerusalem virus is the use of a simple encryption in the Slow virus.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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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.



Technical Details




Variant:Scott's Valley

A 2126 byte variant from California.


Variant:Mule

This variant is much longer, 4112/4117 bytes, and uses a different encryption method. As it was found in Australia, and resembles the Slow virus, it is classified as a variant, although it has not been analyzed yet.






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