Threat description


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


This is a non-resident virus which infects COM-files. It activates on every day in March, overwrites part of the hard drive and displays:

Computers must be shutdown to dedicate my sister!  

A later, 698 byte variant displays:

Computers must be shutdown to dedicate my sister!         --  HKs VTech --  


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.

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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