Threat Description

Seacat

Details

Aliases: Seacat
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


Seacat is a very badly written virus full of bugs.

When an infected file is executed, the virus will infect the first COM file in the current directory. Virus will not check whether the file is already infected, so it will infect the same file over and over again. The virus will sometimes corrupt the infected file so that it can not be repaired. There is a text string inside the virus which says 'SeaCat'.

Virus will not preserve file attributes or the time and date stamp.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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








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