Threat Description

Eliza

Details

Aliases: Eliza
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

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.



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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