Threat Description

Leapfrog

Details

Aliases:Leapfrog, USSR 516
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W32

Summary



This simple, Russian COM virus is interesting in one way - it is the first virus which does not modify the beginning of the programs it infects. The virus code is located at the end of infected programs, but the jump to the virus is inside the program, not at the beginning, as is usual.



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.



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