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Demiurg.16384

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Demiurg.16384
Technical name:W32/Demiurg.16384
Threat level:Low
Type:Virus
Effects:   It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:
Detection updated on:June 22, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

W32/Demiurg.16384 is a memory resident virus that infects MS-DOS files with COM and EXE extensions, Windows files (PE and NE files), Excel files (XLS extension) and BAT files. In addition, this virus also infects the dynamic link library kernel32.DLL.

 

 

 

Visible Symptoms 

    

Upon execution the following messge will be displayed on the screen:

 

 

Among the symptoms of the presence of this virus on the comptuer we can highlight the fact that a file called  DEMIURG.EXE is created in the root directory of the hard disk.