Threat Description



Aliases: Immortal Riot
Category: Malware
Platform: W32


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.


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 Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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