How to Remove “badboy.com”

What is BadBoy.com?


badboy.com is a virus that infects .COM programs. When a badboy.com infected program is initially executed the virus installs itself in the system memory and becomes memory resident. When the  COMMAND.COM and other .COM programs are executed they get infected. 

Infected programs will contain the following text, but the text will not be displayed.
"The badboy.com halt your system ..."
"The badboy.com virus, Copyright (C) 1991."

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with badboy.com malware?       

A system is infected with badboy.com malware could demonstrate the following symptoms: 

  • System performance is very low and it would hang; This hanging takes place at random. The virus would then scroll several screens of characters and then halt the system
  • free memory and  system memory would decrease
  • .EXE files will grow in size

How to remove badboy.com malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

The virus can be removed using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove badboy.com malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2008 at 4:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable b871ddba726c90bc
f76e348543e5723c
ffdeb000
cc1584c8758dca16
114fa7408895a0f9
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.a
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Non-executable b871ddba726c90bc
f76e348543e5723c
ffdeb000
cc1584c8758dca16
114fa7408895a0f9
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.a
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
3 N/A Non-executable b871ddba726c90bc
f76e348543e5723c
ffdeb000
cc1584c8758dca16
114fa7408895a0f9
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.a
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.115/32 N/A
4 N/A Non-executable b871ddba726c90bc
f76e348543e5723c
ffdeb000
cc1584c8758dca16
114fa7408895a0f9
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2008 at 10:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
3 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A China
4 N/A Non-executable 8a4515dfc0a4f32b
819a9ebfb8298fb9
d3ecb5f9
e1fa73b4446e72cb
ce4c86c6b84f758c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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