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Amiga Virus Encyclopedia    
2001 Virus (SCA Clone) 
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========= Computer Virus Catalog 1.2: 2001 Virus (25-July-1992) =======
Entry...............: 2001 Virus
Alias(es)...........: ---
Virus Strain........: SCA Virus
Virus detected when.: unknown
              where.: unknown
Classification......: System virus (bootblock), resident
Length of Virus.....: 1. length on storage medium: 1024 byte
                      2. length in RAM           : 1024 byte
--------------------- Preconditions -----------------------------------
Operating System(s).: AMIGA-DOS
Version/Release.....: 1.2/33.166, 1.2/33.180 and 1.3/34.20
Computer model(s)...: all AMIGAs
--------------------- Attributes --------------------------------------
Easy Identification.: Typical text: 'Hi I m the 2001 Virus by Hacker
                         Cracker GmbH Germany All creatures of...
                         darkness are waiting to the year 2001 when
                         SATAN comes and WORLD is burning'
                         Also: 'A2001200120012001200120012001!' at the
                         end of the bootblock.
                      Virus feature: pressing left mouse/fire button of
                         port 1 during system reboot causes the screen
                         to become green and the virus to shut down it-
                         self by clearing ColdCapture and CoolCapture
                         Vectors
Type of infection...: Self-identification method: compares bootblock
                         checksum with precalculated virus checksum
                      System infection: RAM resident, reset resident,
                         bootblock
Infection Trigger...: Reset (CONTROL+Left-AMIGA+RIGHT-AMIGA)
Storage media affected: Only floppy disks (3.5" and 5.25")
Interrupts hooked...: ---
Damage..............: Permanent damage: overwriting bootblock
                      Transient damage: screen buffer manipulation:
                         screen becomes black, message (see above) is
                         shown by fading in and out pieces of it
Damage Trigger......: Permanent damage: reset
                      Transient damage: 15th infection
Particularities.....: A resident program using the CoolCaptureVector
                         is shut down, also when using the ColdCapture
                         Vector when the virus is shut down by its
                         'suicide' function; DoIO vector is changed
Similarities........: AEK virus
--------------------- Agents ------------------------------------------
Countermeasures.....: Names of tested products of Category 1-6:
                      Category 1: .2 Monitoring System Vectors:
                                     'CHECKVECTORS 2.2'
                                  .3 Monitoring System Areas:
                                     'CHECKVECTORS 2.2','GUARDIAN 1.2',
                                     'VIRUSX 4.0', 'VIRUSKILLER 2.0'
                      Category 2: Alteration Detection: --
                      Category 3: Eradication: 'CHECKVECTORS 2.2',
                                     'VIRUSX 4.0', 'VIRUSKILLER 2.0'
                      Category 4: Vaccine: 'VIRUSKILLER 2.0'
                      Category 5: Hardware Methods: ---
                      Category 6: Cryptographic Methods: ---
Countermeasures successful: 'CHECKVECTORS 2.2', 'GUARDIAN 1.2',
                            'VIRUSKILLER 2.0', 'SCA-PROTECTOR 1.0',
                            'VIRUSX 4.0'; own suicide function
Standard means......: 'CHECKVECTORS 2.2'
--------------------- Acknowledgement ---------------------------------
Location............: Virus Test Center, University Hamburg, FRG
Classification by...: Wolfram Schmidt, Karim Senoucci
Documentation by....: Karim Senoucci
Date................: 7-July-1992
Information Source..: ---
===================== End of 2001 Virus ===============================


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