Chaos Tai-Pan virus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia


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     Chaos Tai-Pan Virus
     Name         : Chaos Tai-Pan

     Aliases      : No Aliases

     Original     : Lame Blame - Read test of the original virus

     Type         : Bootblock
     Size         : 1024 bytes

     Symptoms     : No Symptoms

     Discovered   : 17 july 1991

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Dangerous

     Kickstarts   : 1.2

     Damage       : Overwrites boot + Formats disk

     Visible text : CHAOS! by Tai-Pan. Number of Diskformats: 000     

     Comments     : If  you  are  booting  with  a CHAOS infected disk the
                    virus  tries to allocate 2254 bytes chip memory. After
                    that  it  copies  itself into this address and changes
                    the CoolCapture to stay resident in memory 

                    To  infect  other  disks the virus patches the DoIO()-
                    Vector  from  the exec.library.  Every Bootblock looks
                    different because it is coded with a byte depending of

                    Every  infection  the virus FORMATS your disk and
                    the following alert appeares:

                    CHAOS! by Tai-Pan. Number of Diskformats: XXX

     Removal      : Kickstart 1.2 & 1.3 : VT-Schutz v3.17
                    Kickstart all others: VirusZ III with Xvs.library installed

     Test made by : Safe Hex International

     Ascii of Chaos Tai-Pan virus:


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