Threat Description

PC-Flu

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: PC-Flu

Summary


According to the original source code from the author, this virus is designed to bypass three virus monitoring programs, FluShot, Vstop and Virblock, but this has not been tested.

It contains the following text:

PC-FLU by WIZARD 1991  


Removal


Automatic action

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Technical Details



Variant:PC-FLU 2

This virus is probably written by the same programmer, but it radically different - a polymorphic 2112 byte virus.






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