Joke.MoveMouse

Joke.MoveMouse

Updated:
13 February 2007
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


When this program is running, it causes the cursor to move randomly.

Symptoms


The cursor moves by itself.

Behavior


Has to be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version 14 March 2019 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 29 December 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version 14 March 2019 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 31 December 2003
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Joke.MoveMouse comes as an executable file. When this executable file is executed, the mouse will move randomly.

The following instructions pertain to all Symantec antivirus products that support Security Risk detection.
  1. Update the definitions.
  2. Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Joke.MoveMouse.
For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

1. Updating the definitions
To obtain the most recent definitions, start your Symantec program and run LiveUpdate.

2. Scanning for and deleting the files
  1. Start your Symantec antivirus program and run a full system scan.
  2. If any files are detected as Joke.MoveMouse, click Delete.


    Note: If your Symantec antivirus product reports that it cannot delete a detected file, write down the path and file name. Then use Windows Explorer to locate and delete the file.