Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
     Chaos Virus (LameBlame Clone)

     Name         : Chaos

     Aliases      : Tai-Pan Chaos

     Type/Size    : Boot/1024

     Clones       : LameBlame

     Symptoms     : No Symptoms

     Discovered   : 17-07-91

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Dangerous

     Kickstarts   : 1.2/1.3/2.0

     Damage       : Overwrites boot + Formats disk.

     Removal      : Install boot.

     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"

     Ascii of Chaos (Decoded):


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