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|Alias:||TMC_Level-42, Level42, Level 42,|
|Effects: ||It infects system files.|
|Detection updated on:||July 30, 2009|
TMC_Level42 is an MS-DOS virus that infects system files, that is, the programs needed for the correct functioning of the operating system. TMC_Level42 modifies its code every time it carries out the infection, thereby making it difficult to detect.
It is easy to become infected by TMC_Level42 as it reaches computers through many different means: e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.
TMC_Level42 is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer.