Threat Description



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


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


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

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Technical Details



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.


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


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