Threat Description

Karin

Details

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

Summary


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".



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

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