Aliases: Sadon.c, Mudog, Win95.GhostDog.1990, Win/Sadon, Win95/Sadon.A
Variants: PE_SADON.C, W32/Winmul.1990, Multi-1990, W32/Sadon.C, Win32/Sadon.C

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Virus

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 15 May 2001
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The W95.MultiDJ.2012 virus is a memory residing virus that infects both Windows .exe and DOS .exe and (16-bit New Executable [NE] and 32-bit Portable Executable [PE]) files.

More details about W95.MultiDJ.2012

The W95.MultiDJ.2012 virus is a program of DOS that infects both Windows and DOS executable or .exe files. The virus decides whether it’s being opened on a PC that is running Win95 or later and stops if it’s not. This signifies that if a contaminated file is run on a DOS computer, no further contamination occurs. On a running Win95 or later, the virus becomes memory occupant and infects executable or .exe files when they are accessed. Infected DOS executable files are identified as MultiDJ.2012. Infected Windows NE and PE executable files are identified as W95.MultiDJ.2012.

Some of the activities of the W95.MultiDJ.2012 program in the system may include removal of important files from the affected computer, uploading and downloading of unwanted computer and start or participate in web attacks. The remote user can also get information regarding the affected system. This includes the RAM (Random Access Memory), the IP (Internet Protocol) address and the type of operating system.