Threat Description

Swedish Boys

Details

Aliases:Swedish Boys
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary




Variant:Why Windows

A primitive, not very well written virus, which attempts to delete the file WIN.COM. In February it may delete AUTOEXEC.BAT, CONFIG.SYS and trash critical areas on the hard disk.



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.



Technical Details




Variant:Data Molester

Probably a later version. Includes encryption.


Variant:Headache

457 bytes. Similar to the original.






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