Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Karin, Redstar


Infected programs will either grow by 1090 or 1134 bytes, depending on their previous size. The virus activates on October 23rd of any year, displaying the message "Karin hat GEBURTSTAG".


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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