Threat Description

USSR 2144

Details

Aliases:USSR 2144
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W32

Summary



This Russian virus appears to be related to the Voronezh virus - perhaps having the same author. It is an encrypted COM and EXE infector, which has not been fully analyzed yet, but when it activates it will trash the hard disk so completely the computer cannot even be rebooted from a floppy disk without unplugging the hard disk first.



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.



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