Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Zed


Zed-virus was distributes in source code in the Finnish Fidonet areas during November 1994.

Zed stays active in memory and infects all executed COM files, increasing their size by 287 bytes. This virus does nothing except replicates.

Zed contains the following text strings

ZED-10 Virus 1.2B. (C) 1994 JH   

See also: Error_vir, Bait.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


More information on scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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