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Frodo

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Frodo
Technical name:Frodo
Threat level:Low
Type:Virus
Effects:  It infects files with an EXE, COM or SYS extension. It is also capable of corrupting all types of files.

Affected platforms:

MS-DOS

Detection updated on:Oct. 1, 1992
StatisticsNo
Country of origin:ISRAEL
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Frodo is a virus that infects files with an EXE, COM or SYS extension. This virus goes memory resident and uses stealth techniques.

The most damaging effect of Frodo is that it can corrupt all types of files after it has infected a computer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

An indication that Frodo has infected a computer is the following message displayed on screen: