Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Henon, Deviant Mind


This simple virus activates on the 1st of any month and displays this text:

Ever wished there was something more to your life?         A bit of serendipity, spontenaety, randomness..         Maybe even a tiny bit of demented chaos?         Well buddy, if you want demented chaos, you've got it.         Welcome to Henon2 - The Edge of Chaos         DeViANT MiND  

Henon was reported to be in the wild in USA in March 1997.


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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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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