9999

Classification

Other

Other

W32

9999, V9999, 9.9.1999

Summary

There is no virus by this name, and there are no known common viruses that would activate on this date. However, some people are concerned that computers might go berzerk on this date, as some (typically, older) computer systems have used the "9999" symbol as an end-of-file marker.

This risk is probably not too big, and has nothing to do with viruses.

See: Y2K, https://www.F-Secure.com/v-descs/year2000.shtml

Removal

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Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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