Threat Description

Predator

Details

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

Summary


Predator is a fast infector or COM files, infecting program files as they are executed or openened. Predator is a corruptive virus, since it sometimes modifies one bit in read buffers during disk access.

Predator contains the following text:

  Predator virus  (c) Mar. 93     In memory of all those who were killed...     Wookies ain't the only ones that drop! Priest  

There are several known variants, some of which are encrypted.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.








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