Threat Description

Andryushka

Details

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

Summary


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

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.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

Contact Support

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