Fifteen_Years

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary

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  


Removal

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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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