How to Remove “badboy2.com”

What is badboy2.com?


badboy2.com was a different version of the Bad Boy virus that infects .COM programs. When a Bad Boy 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.
  • "Make me better!" 
  • "The Bad Boy virus, Version 2.0, Copyright (C) 1991."

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with badboy2.com malware?       


A system is infected with badboy2.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 badboy2.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 badboy2.com malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2008 at 11:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable f983e869ff33cebe
f224191a76fd3f16
4889d1cc
c7ec8dbbd3137dec
17aa6f1bbf65f2bc
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.b
No N/A N/A Moldova, Republic of N/A
2 N/A Non-executable f983e869ff33cebe
f224191a76fd3f16
4889d1cc
c7ec8dbbd3137dec
17aa6f1bbf65f2bc
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Non-executable f983e869ff33cebe
f224191a76fd3f16
4889d1cc
c7ec8dbbd3137dec
17aa6f1bbf65f2bc
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.b
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
4 N/A Non-executable f983e869ff33cebe
f224191a76fd3f16
4889d1cc
c7ec8dbbd3137dec
17aa6f1bbf65f2bc
Virus.DOS.Ba
dBoy.1000.b
No N/A N/A Hong Kong N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 February 2009 at 9:49 am
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 10.224.1.116/32
2 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
4 N/A Non-executable 6c1aa1ddf897b623
400ba25e7ce89e9a
3ac41c48
418a795a9a458f27
8e02d921f7112e6d
No N/A N/A Kazakhstan
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