Overkill Virus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia

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     Overkill Virus
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     Name         : Overkill

     Aliases      : -

     Type         : Bootblock
     
     Size         : 1024 bytes

     Incidence    : No Incidence

     Discovered   : 10 october 1992

     Way to infect: Bootblock

     Rating       : Very dangerous

     Kickstarts   : 1.2
                    1.3
                    2.0
                    3.0
                    Even on turboboards
                    
     Changed  vec.: DoIO, CoolCapture, ColdCapture  (always  with the same
                    adresses)                   

     Damage       : Destroy bootblock & Harddisk damage
                    It writes the original  bootblock to the block 2-3 and
                    destroys in this way some possible data on this tracks
                    

     Remowal      : Install the disk
     
     Visible text : Overkill by the ENEMY!    

     Comments     : This virus clears sometimes sectors on devices. Danger
                    You  can  loose  your RigidDiskBlock of your HD or the
                    bootsectors because of  some bugs in the DoIO routines
                    (no security check for the trackdisk device)

     Test made by : Jan Andersen, Virus Help Team


     Ascii of Overkill Bootblock virus (Decoded):
     
     
     

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