Sleepwalker

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus

Summary

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.   


Removal

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