Threat Description

Gullich

Details

Aliases: Gullich
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


Gullich is a typical boot sector virus, except that it infects the DOS boot sectors, not MBRs.



Removal


Automatic action

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

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Technical Details


It infects a computer's hard disk only if the computer is booted with an infected diskette in drive A:, in which case the virus infects the hard disk's DOS boot sector. The virus goes resident in memory the next time the computer is booted from the hard disk. Once in memory, Gullich infects all non-writeprotected diskettes used in the computer.






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