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Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
Timebomb Tomates Gentechnic Virus
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= Computer Virus Catalog 1.2: TOMATES_GENTECHNIC Virus (31-July-1993) ==
Entry...............: Timebomb_Vir.Tomates_Gentechnik Virus
Alias(es)...........: ---
Virus Strain........: TimeBomb_Vir.1_0 BootBlock Virus
Virus detected when.: ---
              where.: ---
Classification......: System virus (bootblock), memory 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/all, 1.3/all, 2.0/all
Computer model(s)...: All models
--------------------- Attributes ---------------------------------------
Easy Identification.: Typical text: "TOMATES-GENTECHNIC-V I R U S !"
                                    "FUCK YOURSELF, FREAK"
Type of infection...: Bootblock infector
Infection Trigger...: Booting from an infected diskette
Storage media affected: Only floppy disks (3.5" and 5.25") in drive 0
Interrupts hooked...: ---
Damage..............: Permanent damage: Overwriting bootblock+rootblock
                      Transient damage: ---
Damage Trigger......: Permanent damage: Booting from an infected disk
                      Transient damage: ---
Particularities.....: ---
Similarities........: ---
--------------------- Agents -------------------------------------------
Countermeasures.....: VirusZ 3.06, VT 2.54, BootX 5.23,VirusChecker 6.28
Countermeasures successful: VirusZ 3.06, VT 2.54, BootX 5.23,
                      VirusChecker 6.28
Standard means......: VT 2.54
--------------------- Acknowledgement ----------------------------------
Location............: Virus Test Center, University Hamburg, FRG
Classification by...: Jens Vogler
Documentation by....: Jens Vogler
Date................: 31-July 1993
Information Source..: Reverse analysis of virus code / Heiner Schneegold
===================== End of TOMATES_GENTECHNIC Virus ==================




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