Screaming_Fist

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus

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".

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