Threat Description

Zonked

Details

Aliases:Zonked, Pirat
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:DOS

Summary



Zonked is normal direct action COM infector virus. It modifes 5 bytes at the beginning of the program to point to the end of the file where the rest of the virus is placed.



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



When an infected program gets executed the virus checks the date. On 1st of January and 31st of December the virus displays this message:

La multi ani, piratilor ! 
 

Otherwise the virus does nothing but spreads itself.






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