Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
Penetrator 2001 Virus
Hi All.... 24 June 2001
Today we recived a new virus, and it is very tricky. Jan Erik Olausen
the programmer of VirusExecutor & xvs.library, has decoded the virus,
but the decoded virus is crypted, and very hard to decode, but Jan is
working on right now. In other words, there is no problem to make a
recog for the virus, but very hard to make the removal right. As soon
as Jan has 'cracked' this virus, a new update of xvs.library will be
At this time the dropper (installer) of the virus is unknown to us,
but we are looking for it.
If your system is infected with this virus, a requester will pop up,
and you can read this in Polish:
"POWY┌SZA INFORMACJA MA NA CELU ZAZNAJOMIENE
I OSTRZE┌EME CI╦ PRZED NIEZWYKLE
And in English:
"This information is just for telling you
and warn you about extremelly
There is "NO" cure for this virus right now. This virus will infect
everything that is executed. And on my test A1200 over 500 files, was
infected in under 5 minutes. There is a tricky part with the virus in
memory, but we will try and fix the problem.....
Thnis is what we know of the virus:
Virus Type.... : Linkvirus
Virus name.... : Penetrator 2001
Virus size.... : 6796 bytes
Virus installer: unknown
If you know or find the installer od this virus, plaese let us know.
Thank to Mr. Duda sending the virus to us, and to Jan Erik Olausen
for the test of the virus.
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... Did you know, that the newest version of xvs.library is v33.26 !!