Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: BoxBox, V3, V3Scan, UVScan


This is a polymorphic virus which stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files. It avoids infecting filenames starting with 'V3' or 'SCAN'.

BoxBox does nothing besides replicating.


Automatic action

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


More information on scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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