Threat Description

MMIR

Details

Aliases: Immortal Riot
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


Immortal Riot is a virus writing group based in Sweden. They have written several simple and buggy viruses, which they actively spread. Some of these viruses were posted to Fidonet's INT.VIRUS conference as DEBUG scripts in the end of 1993.



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



Variant:Immortal.282 (Extasy)

Other:Resident, COM-files

This virus contains text 'EXTASY! (c) Metal Militia / Immortal Riot'.


Variant:Immortal.392 (Ravage)

Other:Resident, COM/EXE-files

This virus contains text 'RAVAGE! (c) Metal Militia / Immortal Riot', and infects also EXE files.

There is a large number of other viruses authored by this group.



Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure

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