Threat Description

Stoned.Angelina

Details

Aliases: Stoned.Angelina, New Zealand
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


Stoned is one of the most widespread viruses in the world. It is a stealth virus that infects hard disk MBR's and floppy boot sectors.

Stoned only spreads from one machine to another via floppy disks. It infects the MBR when the machine is booted from an infected floppy. Once the virus has installed on the hard disk, it infects all floppies used in the machine unless they are write-protected.

The virus contains the text:

Greetings for ANGELINA !!!/by Garfield/Zielona Gora  

Zielona Gora is a town in Poland.

Stoned.Angelina was reported to be in the wild in Finland in November 1994. In October 1995 it was found on new Seagate 5850 (850 MB) IDE hard disks.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

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