Threat Description

Ontario.1024

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Ontario.1024, SBC

Summary


Ontario is a polymorphic, semi-stealth virus. It stays resident in memory and infectes all executed COM and EXE files. COMMAND.COM is infected by inserting the virus code to an unused part of the file.

Ontario will cause vague printer problems.

Two variants, 512 and 1024 bytes in size, are known.



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

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