Threat Description

Hero

Details

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

Summary


A primitive virus which is rather "buggy", as infected programs are usually not able to replicate, as they are corrupted because of an error. This might be corrected in a later version, though.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.



Technical Details



Variant:Hero-394

This variant seems to be able to infect EXE files properly, but does not appear to infect COM files at all.






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