Threat Description

Phoenix (800)


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Phoenix (800)


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


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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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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