Threat Description

Zed

Details

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

Summary



Zed-virus was distributes in source code in the Finnish Fidonet areas during November 1994.

Zed stays active in memory and infects all executed COM files, increasing their size by 287 bytes. This virus does nothing except replicates.

Zed contains the following text strings

ZED-10 Virus 1.2B. (C) 1994 JH


See also: Error_vir, Bait.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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