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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 8, 2009|
Yankee_Doodle.1905 is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Yankee_Doodle.1905 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.
Yankee_Doodle.1905 uses the following infection strategies:
- Stealth: when the virus is memory resident, it hides the modifications made to the boot sectors or files it has infected. These modifications are: changes in size, date, attributes, etc.