Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: MSK, Scandinavia


A badly written virus, which contains the text

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


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


More information on scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

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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.


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