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 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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