Threat Description

Black Monday

Details

Aliases: Black Monday
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


The name of this virus is derived from a text string found inside it:

Black Monday 2/3/90 KV KL MAL   

It is rarely possible to restore infected .EXE files, as the virus may overwrite some bytes at the end of the file.


Variant:Borderline

A 781 byte, possibly older variant, which is only able to infect COM files.



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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