Threat Description

Opera

Details

Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Opera

Summary


F-Secure Anti-Virus had a relatively common false alarm with this virus in March 2001. This false alarm caused FSAV to report the Opera virus in several different VxD files.



Removal


If you find Opera in a file with vxd extension, simply download the latest updates for your F-Secure Anti-Virus to fix this false alarm.



Technical Details


Opera is a DOS-based virus. Two varianst are currently known. It is resident, non-encrypted, non-polymorphic. Infects COM and VXD files using prepending infection method. The virus can be removed using F-Secure Anti-Virus.






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