Threat Description



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


This virus activates on Monday the 23rd of any month not in 1990, formatting the beginning of the hard disk. It may also delete files, as they are opened. The increase in length of infected files is not visible when a DIR command is given.

This virus belongs to the Jerusalem family.


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.


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