Virus

W32/Xelif.A!tr

Analysis

This worm was coded in Visual Basic 6 and contains primitive code techniques in order to spread to floppy disks. The virus contains a message display routine which activates on October 6. This is an example of the text displayed -
Felix's Birthday
Today is the B'day of Felix
Remember?

Recommended Action

Check the main screen using the web interface for your FortiGate unit to ensure that the latest AV/NIDS database has been downloaded and installed on your system - if required, enable the "Allow Push Update" option