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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It downloads or drops other malware.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Aug. 29, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 29, 2006|
Viking.AB is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
downloads or drops other malware on the computer: Viking.AA.
Viking.AB does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.