Threat Description



Aliases: Skater, Tonya
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


Skater is a polymorphic virus which infects COM files when they are executed.

There are several known variants. One of them displays this text:

  I love Tonya Harding, The best womens Figure Skater in history.     Now Tonya, Do that triple axle and kick Kristi Yamaguchi's arse - Australian Parasite -  


Automatic action

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


Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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