Published Oct 28, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Virus:Win32/Viking.H

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Looked!generic (CA) Worm.Win32.Viking.l (Kaspersky) Generic.Viking.D8CCE018 (BitDefender) W32/HLLP.Philis.an (McAfee) VIPRE.Suspicious (Sunbelt Software) W32.Looked.J (Symantec) PE_LOOKED.V (Trend Micro)

Summary

Virus:Win32/Viking.H is a prepending virus that infects EXE files. It also attempts to download files from a remote location.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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