Discovered: February 16, 2002
Updated: February 13, 2007 11:38:17 AM
Type: Virus



UNIX.comp is a companion virus that searches for .elf executables. It copies itself to each .elf file that it finds and renames the original to .<file name>.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2002

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