Dalian stays resident in memory and infects EXE files when they are listed with the DIR command.
Dalian contains this text:
Gene_1991_in DUT (Dalian China)
It randomly displays 'Gene !' on screen. Otherwise the virus just spreads.
This virus was distributed on a game CD produced in China in July 1997.
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.
Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure