Threat Description



Aliases: Adolff, Adolf
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


The name of this virus is derived from the string "Adolf Hitler", which it contains. Adolf does not reserve any memory for itself, because it copies itself to low system memory (over the interrupt table).

Adolf occasionally prevents file deletion from happening. Otherwise it has no activation routine, it just spreads.

Adolf is not known to be in the wild.


Automatic action

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


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.

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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