Swedish Boys

Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Swedish Boys


Variant:Why Windows

A primitive, not very well written virus, which attempts to delete the file WIN.COM. In February it may delete AUTOEXEC.BAT, CONFIG.SYS and trash critical areas on the hard disk.


Automatic action

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Technical Details

Variant:Data Molester

Probably a later version. Includes encryption.


457 bytes. Similar to the original.


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