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Screaming_Fist

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Screaming_Fist, Screamer, Fist

Summary


This virus contains the text "Screaming Fist", stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files.

Removal


Automatic action

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Technical Details



Variant:Screamer II

Polymorphic versions of the above virus.


Variant:Stranger

This variant uses a variable encryption method, but hidden inside it is the text string "I am a stranger in a strange land".