Heil Bootblock Virus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia


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     Heil Bootblock Virus
     Name         : Heil Virus

     Aliases      : Familiar to Mosh Bomb

     Type         : Bootblock
     Size         : 1024 bytes

     Symptoms     : Inhibits a hot reboot.

     Discovered   : 16 april 1992
     Way to infect: Isn't contagious. Installs a counter in memory

     Rating       : Harmless ( if apart from a political stage )

     Kickstarts   : Not elucidated

     Damage       : None at all

     Manifestation: A SS-sign appears surrounded by swastikas.

     Removal      : Kickstart 1.2 & 1.3 : VT-Schutz v3.17
                    Kickstart all others: VirusZ III v1.04ß or higher, and also Xvs.library v33.47 or higher
     Visible text : HEIL (Many palces in the bootblock)     

     Comments     : The  Heil virus installs a counter in memory.  When the
                    counter  is  installed  reach  0 from 0x0500, a graphic
                    routine  enables  and the background turns black, texts
                    texts  and graphics white. A SS-sign appears surrounded
                    by swastikas.

     Test made by : Safe Hex International

     Ascii of Heil virus:


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