Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Technical name:||Jack Ripper|
|Effects: ||It deletes all the files it finds on the hard disk
|Detection updated on:||July 10, 2008|
|Country of origin:||SPAIN|
Ripper is a resident and stealth virus that infects the boot sector of floppy disks and hard disks.
When Ripper has infected a computer, it will infect all of the floppy disks used on the infected computer that are not write-protected.
Ripper is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any signs that indicate that it has infected a computer.