Threat Description

USSR 2144

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: USSR 2144

Summary


This Russian virus appears to be related to the Voronezh virus - perhaps having the same author. It is an encrypted COM and EXE infector, which has not been fully analyzed yet, but when it activates it will trash the hard disk so completely the computer cannot even be rebooted from a floppy disk without unplugging the hard disk first.



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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You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

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