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4870 Overwriting

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: 4870 Overwriting

Summary


This is a primitive virus, which simply infects programs by overwriting (and destroying) them, but with an interesting twist.

The original virus is LZEXE packed, but this is not simply a method of hiding the first generation sample - the virus maintains the packing in all succeeding generations.

Removal


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