TRG Loader Bootblock virus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia


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     TRG Loader Bootvirus 

     Name         : TRG Loader

     Aliases      : No Aliases

     Type         : Bootblock
     Size         : 1024 bytes

     Symptoms     : No Sypmtoms

     Discovered   : 5 may 2020
     Origin       : Italy

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Middel

     Kickstarts   : 1.3 - Yes
                    2.0 - Yes
                    3.1 - Yes

     Damage       : Overwrites Bootblock

     Removal      : Install Boot

     Symptomatic  : dos.library
                    Call disable funktion
                    $0026: dos.library
                    $0198: Trackdisk wedge code
                    $0244: Trackdisk wedge code
     Information  : 2 operations detected

     Important    : The virus will rename the text in the virus to name of the disk name
                    If the name of the floppy disk is 'Workbench1.3',  the virus renames
                    the text in the bootblock to 'WORKBENCH1.3 LOADER!!'
                    That means that there could be a lot of mutations out there
     Text in virus: In the coded virus, you can always read:
                    at $5c to $60  : LOADER!!
                    at $3f0 to $3ff: Mvj/Mvj./KYH]FCI
     Decoded text : Hi Guys!! Virus made in ITALY onjan90 by GAB! ofTRG!! 17/04/1970
                    Watch out! Brandnew ones will beout really soon!Bye Bye! DVGRILF
     Credit       : Thanks to CrashDisk for sending this virus to us
     Test made by : Jan Andersen, Virus Help Team
     Test updated : 26 september 2020

     Ascii of TRG Loader bootblock virus (coded) infected a Workbench 1.3 floppy disk:

     Ascii of TRG Loader bootblock virus with decoded text:


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