Threat Description

Enjoy

Details

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

Summary


This virus infects EXE files when they are executed.

Enjoy activates on the 31st of October. At this time it displays this encrypted message:

   Welcome to the ultimate computer virus! This program is not      destructive so I hope you'll enjoy it. But don't think this      was it now... The evolution goes on!  

Otherwise, Enjoy does nothing but replicates.

Enjoy was found in the wild in Netherlands in June 1996.



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.







Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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