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FakeDel
TypeJoke
DateSeptember 8th, 2003
Programming LanguageDelphi
PlatformMicrosoft Windows
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Fakedel.B is a joke Program.

Fakedel.B reaches the computer using one of the following means:

  • It can be voluntarily downloaded from websites that offer free programs.
  • It can be received via e-mail in an attachment, sent by a friend that intends to play a joke on the user.

Payload

Upon execution, Fakedel simulates the process of deleting all the contents of the hard drive by displaying messages on screen. The program can be closed through the Task Manager.

If the user wants to stop the effects of this joke and return to normal work, it is necessary to access the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del and end the process belonging to Fakedel.B.