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|Effects: ||It deletes several system files from the affected computer.|
|Detection updated on:||April 22, 2003|
|Country of origin:||FRANCE|
Angelus is a Trojan that, when it activates, it deletes several system files.
It is easy to be infected by Angelus as it reaches computers through many different means: e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.
Angelus is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer
Once infection has been carried out, the computer may not start or work normally, as system files have been deleted.