Threat Description



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


Shake may infect the same program over and over, and infected programs may cause a reboot when executed. The name is derived from a string which is found inside the virus:

  Shake well before use !  

This message is occasionally displayed when an infected program is run, followed by termination of the program.


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

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.


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