Threat Description

Karnavali

Details

Aliases: Karnavali, Patras
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


This is a large unencrypted multipartite EXE and DOS boot sector infector. It contains this text:

KARNAVALI OF PATRAS !!! *** PATRAS H/Y *** 		

and:

A lovely heart fell from the sky !!!  

The text refers to the annual carnival festival held in the city of Patras in Greece. PATRAS H/Y seems to refer to the Computer Science dept. of the University of Patras.



Removal


Automatic action

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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