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    Look! BBS (AmiExpress) Virus:

    Filelength: 1392 (packed with Turbosqueezer 6.1 spreaded)
                1456 unpacked



    This  is  an  ordinary AmiExpress mailbox virus,  which tries to
    manipulate the user.data from the system.
    It will be tried to open NIL: and AUX: and a little window.
    If all this was ok, a short text will be shown on the window:

            "Please wait ! Loading Data "

    After  his it  will be tried  to open/load  the user.data. If it
    was ok, the following text will be shown:

        'SORRY MISSING DATA FILE 2 ! PLEASE  REBOOT !!! '

    After this a simulated GURU will be shown and a new resetroutine
    which is not exitable, will be installed in the coolcapture.


    Text from the simulated GURU:

            '        FATAL HARDWARE ERROR'
            ' Error Nr. 81000 0000A   Task Nr. 00000740'



    The  resetroutine  is  an endless loop,  which  changes , if you
    press the left mousebutton, the background color via direct
    hardware access.

    This virus appeared first in Berlin/West Germany and some
    say that it`s made by the hacker Conman...The packer used
    for this trojan was used several time by this hacker and
    some parts of the code look like its handwriting...



    Test by Markus Schmall         Detection tested 14.08.1994.


    

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