Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Shatin, Kwok, KKY


This virus infects COM files during DIR commands. It activates on the 1st of any month, displaying garbage and trying to overwrite the command interpreter.

Shatin contains this text:

Made in Hong Kong (Shatin)  


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

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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