Threat Description



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


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.


Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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