Andryushka

Classification

Malware

Virus

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Andryushka

Summary

The virus is slightly polymorphic and uses several layers of self-encrypton. Infected EXE files are converted to COM type.

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

    First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.

  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Submit a sample

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Technical Details

The virus either inserts its body into the victim file or appends it to the end of the file. When resident, the virus occupies 8 Kb of memory in highest addresses below 640K boundary. After certain number of reboots of an infected system the virus trashes data on the first cylinder of a hard disk (Boot sector and FAT) and displays the following message:

Hello!!!


 My name is Andryushka


 I come from Perm,USSR

Then it hangs the computer.