Threat Description

VCS

Details

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

Summary



This virus is created by an .EXE file, which will ask the user for the name of a text file which will be included in the created virus code. It will also ask after how many generations this text is to be displayed. At that time the virus will also delete AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS.

The virus attempts to avoid detection by not becoming active if it detects Flushot+ in memory.



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:Manta, Post

Minor, non-interesting variants.


Variant:VDV-853

This variant contains a Christmas greeting in German.






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