Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
     Paradox 1 Virus

     Name         : Paradox 1

     Aliases      : Logic bomb

     Type/Size    : Boot/1024

     Clones       : No Clones 

     Symptoms     : No Symptoms

     Discovered   : 08-04-91

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Harmless

     Kickstarts   : 1.2/1.3/2.0

     Damage       : Overwrites boot.

     Removal      : Install boot.

     Comments     : The Paradox 1 virus is a very harmless one. If you
                    are booting with an infected disk the virus copies
                    itself to address $7F800 and changes the KICK-
                    Vectors to stay resident in memory. After the next
                    reset the virus patches the DoIO()-Vector to infect
                    other disks. After the 1st infection the virus
                    additionally patches the ZERO-Page ($6C). This patch
                    increases a value by 1. If this value reaches 30000
                    the virus executes an endless-routine by showing
                    some collors on the screen.
                    In the bootblock you can read:

                    "* A new age of virus-production has begun ... This 
                    time PARADOX bringsyou the "LOGIC BOMB" Virus !!! *"

                    This text ISN`T crypted, you can read it in the boot.

     SHI - A.D 08-94

     Ascii of Paradox 1 virus:


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