Threat Description

Russian Virus 666

Details

Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Russian Virus 666

Summary


There is no virus by this name.

However, it is mentioned in a US Army academic journal:

"...computer virus capable of affecting a person's psyche is Russian Virus 666. It manifests itself in every 25th frame of a visual display, where it produces a combination of colors that allegedly put computer users into a trance. The subconscious perception of the new pattern eventually results in arrhythmia of the heart."

This is nonsense, ignore it.

[MHH//DF]



Removal


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

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