Threat Description

Zappa

Details

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

Summary



This is a typical boot sector virus, which activates on December 4th, displays text "Dedicated to Zappa..." and overwrites part of the hard drive.



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.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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