Threat Description

Red Diavolyata


Aliases: Red Diavolyata, MLTI
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


This virus contains the text:

Eddie die somewhere in time!         This programm was written in the city of Prostokwashino         (C) 1990   RED DIAVOLYATA         Hello! MLTI! 		 		

The text is more understandable if one considers the similar text found in the "Eddie" virus written by Dark Avenger. The functions of the virus have not been fully analyzed yet.


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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Technical Details

Variant:Red Diavolyata-662

A shorter variant, with a different text string:

It's a hard days night!


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