Como

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CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus

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  

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