Threat description




There is no virus by this name.

However, files with the .SHS or .SHB extension can be used as trojans within Windows. If you receive a file with the .SHS or .SHB extension via web or e-mail, do not execute (double-click) it.

Current versions of Windows do not show the file extension "SHS" by default, even if you turn off "Hide known filetypes" setting in Explorer.

To make SHS and some other extensions (such as LNK) visible, remove these keys from registry:



Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

More scanning & removal options

More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

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