Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Yeke, Boat


Yeke is a memory-resident encrypted virus that infects EXE-files when they are executed.

Sometimes the virus plays a tune and displays the following message:

Be Careful. YEKE Controls Your Computer. 		  

after this the computer hangs.


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

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.

Contact Support

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Technical Details


This virus occasionally tries to erases CMOS contents and overwrite random sectors on the hard drive with a simple trojan. It also plays a tune and displays the following message:

 TERMINATOR  2  lives...     The Judgement Day has come!   Your system has been terminated.    

There are also 1076 and 1204 bytes long variants.


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