Eliza

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary

This virus does not work properly. It destroyes all EXE files it attempts to infect, and "infected" .COM files will not replicate further.



Removal

Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

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Contact Support

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Technical Details


Variant:Eliza.1282

This variant was reported to be in the wild in USA in July 1996.

Note: If your PC plays the tune "Fur Elise", see the description of "Fur Elise".





Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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