Threat Description

Grower

Details

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

Summary


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.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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








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