Threat description


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


A small virus, with an interesting encryption algorithm, and a strange twist: when it is run it will infect all programs in the current directory, but the length of the first one increases by 268 bytes, the next one by 269 bytes, then 270 and so on.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


More information on scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

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