Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: MSK, Scandinavia

Summary


A badly written virus, which contains the text

The Midnight Serial Killer is roaming in your computer...Beware!
 [JD]

Removal


Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the detected program or file, or ask you for a desired action.

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About the product

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Submit a sample

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Technical Details


One slightly longer variant is known, where the following text message can be found:

 The Eternal Blaze Virus has been unleashed...Beware! [JD]

As the viruses destroy the programs they infect it is extremely difficult for them to spread unnoticed.