Threat Description

Edwin

Details

Aliases: Edwin, Edwin
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


This is a simple boot viruses which infects DOS boot sectors on both floppies and hard drives. It does nothing beside replicating. Edwin has been reported to be in the wild in several countries during 1996-1997.



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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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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