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Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary

This virus is created by an .EXE file, which will ask the user for the name of a text file which will be included in the created virus code. It will also ask after how many generations this text is to be displayed. At that time the virus will also delete AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS.

The virus attempts to avoid detection by not becoming active if it detects Flushot+ in memory.



Removal

Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

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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Technical Details


Variant:Manta, Post

Minor, non-interesting variants.


Variant:VDV-853

This variant contains a Christmas greeting in German.






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