Phoenix (800)

Threat description




The virus uses a complicated encryption method, which complicates detection somewhat.


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Technical Details


An earlier variant of the Phoenix virus.


A 1302 byte earlier variant.


A 1701 byte variant.

So-called "M" and "D" forms of the variants have been reported, but this is actually a misunderstanding. The "D" form is just the decrypted virus and the "M" form is a sample file infected multiple times.

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