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Finnpoly

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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Finnpoly, FI.2173, Ebola

Summary


This is a Finnish polymorphic virus which infects COM and EXE files when they are executed or opened. Finnpoly activates in the year 1996 and after, when day equals month (eg. 1st of January, 2nd of February etc). At this time the virus displays defamation messages on Finnish antivirus companies and hangs the machine.

The author of the virus is not known. If you get infected by Finnpoly, please contact F-Secure anti-virus support.

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