Threat description


Platform: W32
Aliases: Immortal Riot


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.


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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 Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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