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.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates:
Detection Type: PC
Description Details: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Technical Details:Jarkko Turkulainen, April 21, 2006
Description Last Modified: Jarkko Turkulainen, April 24, 2006