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



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Technical Details




Variant:Data Molester

Probably a later version. Includes encryption.


Variant:Headache

457 bytes. Similar to the original.






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