Threat Description



Aliases: Fifteen_Years, Fifteen_Years, Espejo, 15_Years, Trabajo_hacer.b
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


Espejo is a typical boot sector virus. It's partly encrypted and contains the following text:

Esto te pasa por programas que a nosotros nos cuesta tanto         trabajo hacer. Que te quede de Experiencia, Mexico,1994  

which translates to something like this:

This happened to you because you copied the programs we         worked so hard at to create. Remember this experience,         Mexico, 1994  


Automatic action

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


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

The virus activates on April 7th. On that date it will overwrite part of the hard drive with the above message.

Virus also contains this encrypted text:

This Virus is from MEXICO, I have 15 years old  

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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