Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Meditation


This is a variant of the Pixel virus. This virus contains the text:

Software Failure. Task Held. Guru Meditation #456789:#34567????? 	  	 

The text tries to re-create the common error message which appears on Amiga machines.

This virus is not common any more and can be considered extinct.


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

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

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