Threat Description

Phantom

Details

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

Summary


This virus adds a variable number of "garbage" bytes to any files it infects. The full effects of the virus have not been determined, but it contains the following text (encrypted).

The PHANTOM Was HERE - Sorry...HI ROOKIE!         I'm a THESEASE! I live in YOUR computer - sorry...         Thanks to Brains in the Computer Siences!         Copyright (c PHANTOM  -- This virus was designed in the         HUNGARIAN VIRUS DEVELOPING LABORATORY. (H.V.D.L.)v1  


Removal


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

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