Threat description


Type: Other
Platform: N/A
Aliases: SHS, Scrap Object Files, SHB


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:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\shellscrap\nevershowext  HKLM\software\classes\shellscrap\nevershowext  


Automatic action

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


More information on 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.

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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