Threat Description

Olivia

Details

Aliases: Olivia
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


This is a complex virus from Taiwan. It has been spread in at least a fake RAR 2.5 beta version.

Olivia activates on the 10th of April and the 23rd of December. On these dates it will open the CD-ROM drive of the machine, ask the user to insert a music CD and then it starts to play the CD. After this the virus overwrites the beginning of the hard drive and displays a message in Taiwanese. After this the machine freezes, with music still playing.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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







Technical Details:Peter Szor, F-Secure, 1998


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