Threat Description

DR&ET

Details

Aliases: DR&ET, DRET
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


DR&ET stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files when they are accessed.

DR&ET will occasionally overwrite part of the hard drive on the 13th of any month.

DR&ET contains the following encrypted text, which is never displayed:

(c) 23.5.3945 / DR & ETASCECLHVSPF-ACPRVINWI".



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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





Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure

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