Milan

Classification

Malware

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Milan

Summary

A group of primitive viruses, which include a text message saying they are written by a person calling himself Cracker Jack, in Milan, Italy.

Automatic action

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A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

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  • Submit a sample

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    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Technical Details


Variant:Exterminator

When this 451 byte variant activates it will overwrite the beginning of the hard disk - generally resulting in the destruction of the FAT and root directory of drive C:


Variant:BadGuy

A smaller, 265 byte variant which does nothing but replicate.


Variant:Crackpot-208, New BadGuy, BillMe

Other variants, not particularly interesting.


Variant:Sabrina, Naziskin, Naziskin 2

Non-working attempts to write a virus, based on other members of this family.

All the variants can only be removed by deleting infected programs, but as they are very primitive they are not expected to become a problem.