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   Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
   WireFace Type G Trojan
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   WireFace Trojan Typ G:

   Found in   : chkmount.lha
   Type       : destructive trojan
   Protection : *Art
   Filesize   : 4672 Bytes (partly packed)

   This is another trojan from the WireFace series. This trojan looks
   in parts like  Biomechanic trojans,  some byterow comparecode  are
   for sure copied. I haven`t test up to the end, but the code  looks
   like a comparable code as in the icond biomechanic stuff.

   If you start it  and a  destruction is  not  possible (devices not
   found) a text will be printed on screen saying several times:

   nugget@dataphone.se

   It has some visible texts at the end of the virus. The virus itself
   is protected and then afterwards packed with StoneCracker 4.04. The
   final filesize is 5868 bytes.

   The following devices are tried to be accessed and the first 39
   sectors are going to be overwritten:

   'scsi.device'
   'icddisk.device'
   'oktagon.device'
   'SoftSCSI_OktagonC9X.device'

   Other visible texts are:

   '(TrojanName: iLSKNA ANDREAS v1.1) WiREFACE / dEMONS oF tHE "
   " pENTAGRAM strikes again with another stunning release (trojan) "
   " hahaha. Send postcards, money, bugreports or COMPLAINTS'
   'to me at this email adress: nugget@dataphone.se. CU in another
   "relase!'
   'nugget@dataphone.se'      (This is the printed text)

   The programm looks like created with an old compiler. Some special
   1.x programming technics are used, which won`t be used nowaday
   normally anymore.

   VirusWorkshop and VT will give you the warning, that a $3e8 hunk is
   in the file. This is the protection from the trojan. Simple, but
   effective.

   Something more to wonder about: I have downloaded this file from SOS
   at 8.8.1995. and I have only used the name MOUNT-972 in one warning
   in AMiganet and the german Z-net, so the viruscoder must read it, too.

   The trojan is supplied with a little documentation:

                  Mount-972 Virus Checker
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          by Robert Wolvestein (ao@dataphone.se)

   This small checker finds and eliminates the Mount-972 virus
   that resently popped up! The virus must have been spread
   via Aminet or thru BBS's coz it is EVERYWHERE, almost 40% of
   my 'scene-friends' had it in some way or another.

   Regards Robert.

   (ED: A cool fake, better play with your joystick)


  Test by Markus Schmall             Detection tested 9.8.1995.


  

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