Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


This is a typical stealth boot sector virus, which beeps and displays this text after every 15 infected floppies:

ystanbulCCC was here! He he  

Otherwise the virus just spreads.

IstanbulCCC was reported to be in the wild in the UK in April 1996.


Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

More scanning & removal options

More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

Contact Support

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

Technical Details: Peter Szor, F-Secure, 1996


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