Hombia is very simple appeding infector written with the batch language. It contains a destructive payload witch can activate only some environments depending on the regional settings.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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When executed, it attempts to infect a single file with ".BAT" extension from the current directory or from the parent directory.
The payload activates on April 15th, when the virus attempts to delete all files from the current directory and all the subdirectories.
Detection for this malware was published on May 24th, 2004 in the following F-Secure
Detection Type: PC
Description Details: Sami Rautiainen, June 18th, 2004;