Threat description


Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: MG


MG stands for "Matematicheska Gimnazia", the name of the school in Varna in Bulgaria where the virus seems to have been written. MG hides itself in the upper half of the interrupt table, causing programs like Netware to crash. Several variants are known, and have been named MG-1, MG-2, etc.


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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