Threat Description

Solano

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Solano, Dyslexia

Summary


This is family of two viruses, which originated in Solano county in California. One, known as "Dyslexia" is 2000 bytes long and adds 1991 bytes in front of .COM files and 9 bytes at the end.



Removal


Automatic action

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Technical Details



Variant:Subliminal

The other known member of the family, "Subliminal 1.10" is 1494 bytes long. This variant constantly flashes the text "LOVE, REMEMBER?" for a fraction of a second in a corner of the screen.






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