Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


Sleepwalker stays resident in memory and infects all executed or opened COM files. It marks infected files by setting their time stamp to 10:47 (time field is not visible with normal DOS DIR command).

Sleepwalker contains the following text:

  Sleepwalker. (C) OPTUS 1993.   


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

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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