Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Como

Summary


Como has an encrypted virus with some messages in it.

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Technical Details


An encrypted virus that contains the following text message:

I'm a non-destructive virus developed to study the worldwide diffusion rate.
I was released in September 1990 by a software group resident near Como lake (north Italy).

Don't worry about your data on disk.
My activity is limited only to auto-transferring into other program files.
Perhaps you've got many files infected.
It's your task to find and delete them
 Best wishes