Threat Description

Rape

Details

Aliases: Rape, Rape-10
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


When this virus activates it will attempt to format the beginning of each drive on the system, destroying the FAT and the root directory.



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.



Technical Details



Variant:Rape-11

Size:747

This variant is slightly larger, and it contains one additional feature, which is limited "stealth" ability, as no increase in size is visible when a DIR command is given if the virus is active.


Variant:Rape-2.2

This 2877 byte variant adds encryption and the ability to infect .EXE files.






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