Threat Description

Saturday 14th

Details

Aliases: Saturday 14th, Durban
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


This virus first adds 1-16 bytes to the files it infects, so they end on a paragraph boundary. Then 669 additional bytes, containing the virus itself are written to the end.

On any Saturday the 14th, the first 100 logical sectors of drive C, then B, then A are overwritten with rubbish.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

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