Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Eliza


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


Automatic action

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


More information on scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Technical Details


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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