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Backformat

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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Backformat, Backform

Summary


This simple virus infects executed COM and EXE files. There are several known variants, two of them are widespread.

Backformat might cause problems when accessing floppy drives.

Removal


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