Threat Description

Breeder

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Breeder, Shield

Summary


In addition to its operation as a regular "companion" type virus, this virus will append a 172 byte Trojan to COM files, which may display the message:

  I greet you user.            I am COM-CHILD, son of The Breeder Virus.            Look out for the RENAME-PROBLEM !  


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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