Friday 13th Virus
The Friday 13th Virus – also known as “Jerusalem”, was created in 1988 in Israel to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Jewish state.
The Virus activates on Friday 13th causing the destruction of affected files, and programs being used. It also slows down you computer by using up large amounts of memory.
The Friday 13th Virus was spread via email attachments, Floppy Disks and CD-ROM and has infected lots of business around the world.
How It Worked:
– Infects files with extensions of COM, EXE or SYS and increases in size whenever the file is executed
– It reduces the available memory on the computer
– It caused computers to slow down and become almost unusable on Friday 13th
– Every Friday the 13th the virus is activated, and destroys files on computers that are used that day
How to Fix It?
Well this virus is kind of out of date seeing as it was around in 1988 ! However if you are still running any of these computers then call us today for virus removal. With our Virus removal service we include a lifetime licence of Malware Bytes Pro.
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