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Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
VirConSet2 Virus
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====== Computer Virus Catalog 1.2: VIRCONSET2 Virus (31-July-1993) =====
Entry...............: VirConSet2 Virus
Alias(es)...........: bbtest Virus
Virus Strain........: ---
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-OS
Version/Release.....: 1.2/all, 1.3/all, 2.0/all, 3.0/all
Computer model(s)...: All AMIGA models
--------------------- Attributes ---------------------------------------
Easy Identification.: Typical string: " > test" visible in bootblock
Type of infection...: System infection: RAM resident, reset resident,
                         bootblock infector
Infection Trigger...: Insertion of a floppy disk
Storage media affected: Only floppy disks
Interrupts hooked...: ---
Damage..............: Permanent damage: overwriting bootblock
                      Transient damage: displaying AlertBox containing
                                        silly text
Damage Trigger......: Permanent damage: insertion of a floppy disk
                      Transient damage: directly before 5th infection
Particularities.....: 1) Virus contains flag which indicates whether or
                         not to de/encode the virus.
                      2) Virus has been written with some kind of
                         generator; three versions of the virus are
                         known which only differ in a text string at
                         the begin of the virus and the content of
                         the de/encode flag.
Similarities........: ---
--------------------- Agents -------------------------------------------
Countermeasures.....: VT 2.54, VirusZ 3.06, VirusChecker 6.28
Countermeasures successful: VT 2.54
Standard means......: VT 2.54
--------------------- Acknowledgement ----------------------------------
Location............: Virus Test Center, University Hamburg, Germany
Classification by...: Jens Vogler, Karim Senoucci
Documentation by....: Karim Senoucci, Jens Vogler
Date................: 31.July-1993
Information Source..: Reverse analysis of virus code / Heiner Schneegold
===================== End of VIRCONSET2 Virus ==========================




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