Threat Description

Slow

Details

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

Summary


This is a variant of the Jerusalem virus from Australia. Some reports indicate it may cause a slowdown of the system, but this has not been confirmed. The major difference between this virus and the standard Jerusalem virus is the use of a simple encryption in the Slow virus.



Removal


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

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Technical Details



Variant:Scott's Valley

A 2126 byte variant from California.


Variant:Mule

This variant is much longer, 4112/4117 bytes, and uses a different encryption method. As it was found in Australia, and resembles the Slow virus, it is classified as a variant, although it has not been analyzed yet.






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