Polipos.a

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus, Worm
Platform: W32

Summary

Polipos.A is a polymorphic, entry point obfuscating virus that infects Windows portable executable (PE) files. It can also spread in P2P networks and disable security-related software.



Removal

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Detection

F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates: Detection Type:PC
Database:2006-04-21_06



Description Details: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Technical Details: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Description Last Modified: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 24, 2006


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