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|Technical name:||Little Brother.299|
|Effects: ||It infects MS-DOS executable files with an EXE extension.
|Detection updated on:||June 5, 2003|
LittleBrother.299 is a companion virus that infects MS-DOS executable files with an EXE extension.
This virus goes memory resident when the user of an infected computer runs an infected file. Then, all the EXE files run on the affected computer will be infected.
LittleBrother.299 does not have a destructive payload and reaches computers through the usual means used by viruses: floppy disks, e-mail messages, FTP, etc.
LittleBrother.299 is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer.