Win32/Elef [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/Elef.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category virus
Size 1587 B
Detection created Nov 26, 2009
Detection database version 4640
Aliases Win32.MFSV.1587 (Dr.Web)
  Win32/Small.ES (AVG)
Short description

Win32/Elef.A is a file infector.

Executable file infection

The virus searches local drives for files with the following file extensions:

  • .exe

Executables are infected by appending the code of the virus to the last section.


The host file is modified in a way that causes the virus to be executed prior to running the original code.


The size of the inserted code is 1587 B .

Other information

The virus inserts the following text/marker into the header of the infected executable files:

  • 757

The marker is used to determine whether the file is already infected or not.


The virus contains the following text:

  • This is the stupid MFSV. Thx to sl0n.

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