This simple virus activates on certain dates, displaying this message:
(c)1993 VG Enterprises * Congratulations, You have recieved the privelge of being infected by the * Offspring I v0.05. *
Otherwise it just spreads.
The author (known as Virogen) has written several other viruses, including Pinworm, Drunk and Simplex.
Note: McAfee SCAN has had a false alarm of 'VIROGEN' in a file called ADDISP32.DLL from AutoCad LT.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure